Land Transportation. Transportation Technology. Who invented the Wheel? Only means of transportation was by foot or animal. Highways. Roadways at the. With the advent. President. Automobiles. Were NOT invented. Autos were becoming more popular in the US. Automobile. Enter Henry. Model T. Henry Ford made his dream come true with the Model T. Present Autos. Automobiles have gone through various changes over the years. Railroads. First railroad was developed in England in. Transcontinental Railroad. Completed in May. Trains. Two kinds of trains. Freight- For hauling material. Passenger- For hauling people. Monorails ride along. Pipe Transportation. Most are underground, however some like the Alaska Pipeline are above ground.