Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Interesting New York Times Article, April 28, 1887

From: kylewyatt@aol.com

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[C.P. Huntington testimony to the Pacific Railroad Commission.]

—Kyle


UNDER FOUR MEN'S HANDS

INTERESTING BITS OF CENTRAL PACIFIC HISTORY.
C.P. HUNTINGTON ON THE VALUE AND COST OF "EXPLANATIONS," AND HIS THEORY OF RAILROADING.

New York Times, April 28, 1887, Wednesday, Page 9

Mr. C.P. Huntington told a long story to the Pacific Railroad Commissioners yesterday. It was a history of his connection with the Central Pacific, and it took the witness and his examiners nearly four hours to work down from 1861 to 1885. ...