The first subway system in the world was built in 1863 in London, England. the first subway in the u.s.a took its first trip from bolyston st to tremont st in 1897.the oldest subway tunnel in the world still exists under tremont st in the city of BOSTON 1897
Contrary to what some people believe the Ford Model T was not the first car made in America and was not even the first car Henry Ford built. Henry Ford's first car was the Quadricycle built in 1896 over 11 years before the Model T. The first car built in America was the Duryea built in 1893.
Well, the largest mall in America is the Mall Of America in MN. The first mall ever built in America was the Southdale Shopping Center, also in MN, which still stands today. It has been open since 1956.
The first factory in America was built in 1790, by Samuel Slater, a cotton spinner's apprentice who left England the year before with the secrets of textile machinery, he built the factory from memory to produce spindles of yarn.