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Western Union Railroad Company.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

Western Union Railroad Company.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Western Union Railroad,
  • Railroads,
  • Taxation

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRefund of unlawful tax assessment to Western Union Railroad Company
    SeriesH.rp.439
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15964701M

    The Pacific Telegraph Company and Overland Telegraph Company of California were eventually absorbed into the Western Union Telegraph Company. The original line was operated until May when the transcontinental railroad was completed and the telegraph lines were then moved to follow its route. First use of a telegraph to direct train operation. Find out Union __ Railroad largest railroad in western US Answers. CodyCross is a famous newly released game which is developed by Fanatee. It has many crosswords divided into different worlds and groups. Each world has more than 20 groups with 5 puzzles each. Some of the worlds are: Planet Earth, Under The Sea, Inventions, Continue reading ‘Union __ Railroad largest railroad in western.

    The State of Georgia, sole owner of the Western and Atlantic Railroad, desiring the use of a telegraph for the purposes of the road along its line, an instrument of writing providing therefor, bearing date Aug. 18, , signed by William Orton, president, on behalf of the Western Union Telegraph Company, and by Foster Blodgett, superintendent.   The Pullman Company refused to lower prices, despite the wage decreases. These, among other factors, led to the walkout. New York Evening World. Chronicling America. Pullman workers walking off the job, Wikispaces. Within days, the American Railway Union became involved.

      The tool car was built in by the Western Union Company at their Chattanooga, Tenn., shops. The Western Union Company constructed or modified railroad cars for use in their “camp car outfits” from about until for a heavy reconstruction program of . The collection is divided into twenty-six (26) series and consists of approximately cubic feet. The collection documents in photographs, scrapbooks, notebooks, correspondence, stock ledgers, annual reports, and financial records, the evolution of the telegraph, the development of the Western Union Telegraph Company, and the beginning of the communications revolution.


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