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Island communities
Neighborhood set up in suburban areas; with little or no neighboring towns for miles.
Credit Mobilier
a construction agency; bribing congressmen and state legislators to avoid investigations of its policies.
trunk lines
like a massive river system: trunk lines drew traffic from dozens of tributaries and carried it to major markets.
railroad gauge
the differences between the rails of the railroads; usually 4 and 1/2 feet to 6 feet.
J. Edgar Thomson
built the fourth trunk line; with Thomas Scott. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
Thomas Scott
built the fourth trunk line; with J. Edgar Thomson. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
JP Morgan
head of the New York investment house of JP. Morgan and Company; took the lead in the uses of money, and consolidation of the railroad systems.
Cornelius Vanderbilt
an entrepenuer; building his wealth from railroads and shippings.
JD Rockefeller
a young merchant from Cleveland; with a passion for industry;
Andrew Carnegie
the undisputed master of industry; took a job in rail construstion.
Thomas Scott
built the fourth trunk line; with J. Edgar Thomson. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
JP Morgan
head of the New York investment house of JP. Morgan and Company; took the lead in the uses of money, and consolidation of the railroad systems.
Credit Mobilier
a construction agency; bribing congressmen and state legislators to avoid investigations of its policies.
Thomas Scott
built the fourth trunk line; with J. Edgar Thomson. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
Cornelius Vanderbilt
an entrepenuer; building his wealth from railroads and shippings.
JP Morgan
head of the New York investment house of JP. Morgan and Company; took the lead in the uses of money, and consolidation of the railroad systems.
Thomas Scott
built the fourth trunk line; with J. Edgar Thomson. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
Thomas Scott
built the fourth trunk line; with J. Edgar Thomson. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
JD Rockefeller
a young merchant from Cleveland; with a passion for industry;
J. Edgar Thomson
built the fourth trunk line; with Thomas Scott. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
railroad gauge
the differences between the rails of the railroads; usually 4 and 1/2 feet to 6 feet.
J. Edgar Thomson
built the fourth trunk line; with Thomas Scott. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
Thomas Scott
built the fourth trunk line; with J. Edgar Thomson. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
Cornelius Vanderbilt
an entrepenuer; building his wealth from railroads and shippings.
JP Morgan
head of the New York investment house of JP. Morgan and Company; took the lead in the uses of money, and consolidation of the railroad systems.
Thomas Scott
built the fourth trunk line; with J. Edgar Thomson. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
Thomas Scott
built the fourth trunk line; with J. Edgar Thomson. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
JP Morgan
head of the New York investment house of JP. Morgan and Company; took the lead in the uses of money, and consolidation of the railroad systems.
Thomas Scott
built the fourth trunk line; with J. Edgar Thomson. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
Andrew Carnegie
the undisputed master of industry; took a job in rail construstion.
railroad gauge
the differences between the rails of the railroads; usually 4 and 1/2 feet to 6 feet.
J. Edgar Thomson
built the fourth trunk line; with Thomas Scott. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
JP Morgan
head of the New York investment house of JP. Morgan and Company; took the lead in the uses of money, and consolidation of the railroad systems.
Cornelius Vanderbilt
an entrepenuer; building his wealth from railroads and shippings.
J. Edgar Thomson
built the fourth trunk line; with Thomas Scott. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
JP Morgan
head of the New York investment house of JP. Morgan and Company; took the lead in the uses of money, and consolidation of the railroad systems.
Cornelius Vanderbilt
an entrepenuer; building his wealth from railroads and shippings.
Thomas Scott
built the fourth trunk line; with J. Edgar Thomson. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
Thomas Scott
built the fourth trunk line; with J. Edgar Thomson. The Pennsylvania railroad; which initially ran from Philidelphia to Pittsburgh.
JP Morgan
head of the New York investment house of JP. Morgan and Company; took the lead in the uses of money, and consolidation of the railroad systems.
JP Morgan
head of the New York investment house of JP. Morgan and Company; took the lead in the uses of money, and consolidation of the railroad systems.
JD Rockefeller
a young merchant from Cleveland; with a passion for industry;
JD Rockefeller
a young merchant from Cleveland; with a passion for industry;
Cornelius Vanderbilt
an entrepenuer; building his wealth from railroads and shippings.
JD Rockefeller
a young merchant from Cleveland; with a passion for industry;
Cornelius Vanderbilt
an entrepenuer; building his wealth from railroads and shippings.
Cornelius Vanderbilt
an entrepenuer; building his wealth from railroads and shippings.
JP Morgan
head of the New York investment house of JP. Morgan and Company; took the lead in the uses of money, and consolidation of the railroad systems.
JP Morgan
head of the New York investment house of JP. Morgan and Company; took the lead in the uses of money, and consolidation of the railroad systems.
Andrew Carnegie
the undisputed master of industry; took a job in rail construstion.
Cornelius Vanderbilt
an entrepenuer; building his wealth from railroads and shippings.
Andrew Carnegie
the undisputed master of industry; took a job in rail construstion.
JD Rockefeller
a young merchant from Cleveland; with a passion for industry;
JD Rockefeller
a young merchant from Cleveland; with a passion for industry;
Andrew Carnegie
the undisputed master of industry; took a job in rail construstion.
Cornelius Vanderbilt
an entrepenuer; building his wealth from railroads and shippings.
JD Rockefeller
a young merchant from Cleveland; with a passion for industry;
Cornelius Vanderbilt
an entrepenuer; building his wealth from railroads and shippings.
Andrew Carnegie
the undisputed master of industry; took a job in rail construstion.
JD Rockefeller
a young merchant from Cleveland; with a passion for industry;
Andrew Carnegie
the undisputed master of industry; took a job in rail construstion.
JD Rockefeller
a young merchant from Cleveland; with a passion for industry;
Andrew Carnegie
the undisputed master of industry; took a job in rail construstion.
JD Rockefeller
a young merchant from Cleveland; with a passion for industry;
Andrew Carnegie
the undisputed master of industry; took a job in rail construstion.
Andrew Carnegie
the undisputed master of industry; took a job in rail construstion.
Andrew Carnegie
the undisputed master of industry; took a job in rail construstion.