Tuesday, August 01, 2006

INTERSTATE COMMERCE COMMISSION PRIMARY ACCOUNTS

From: "Wendell Huffman" wwhuffma@clan.lib.nv.us

As a librarian/archivist and compulsive organizer I was intrigued when I noticed the numbering of accounts in an I.C.C. accounting document dating from the period of the railroad valuation projects. ... was the use of these numbers to designate particular accounts universal among American railroads (at any particular time)? ...

—Wendell Huffman