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An American railroad builder, John Murray Forbes

Henry Greenleaf Pearson

An American railroad builder, John Murray Forbes

by Henry Greenleaf Pearson

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forbes, John Murray, -- 1813-1898,
  • Railroads -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Henry Greenleaf Pearson.
    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 10300.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 196 p.
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13556434M
    OCLC/WorldCa12350340

    John Murray Forbes: Bonds of Enterprise and Western Development in America's Railway Age, by John L. Larson, / Review Henry Clay French: Railroad Man, by C.D. French, 47/ Review Franz Anton von Gerstner: Pioneer Railway Builder, by Voronin and Voronina, trans. by John C. Decker, / Review. Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad Company, American railway company founded in by John Murray Forbes, who combined several smaller Midwestern railroads. It grew until it extended from the .

    With a route already established to Kansas City the Burlington was fast becoming one of the Midwest's preeminent carriers. The two men most instrumental behind its great expansion was John Murray Forbes and John L. Gardner. Forbes died on Octo , followed by Gardner on December 10th.   T. J. Stiles has held the Gilder Lehrman Fellowship in American History at the Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library, taught at Columbia University, and served as adviser for the PBS series The American first book, Jesse James: Last Rebel of the Civil War, won the Ambassador /5(27).

    A Classification of American Wealth History and genealogy of the wealthy families of America - Sponsors Part 1 The Memoir of an American Sea Captain, Author: Charles Tyng, An American Railroad Builder - John Murray Forbes Author: Henry Greenleaf Pearson Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company. An American Railroad Builder, John Murray Forbes (Boston, ), 24 – 27 The Annual Report of the Mad River and Lake Erie Rail-Road Company, October, (Sandusky, Ohio, ), 11; The Annual Report of the Mad River and Lake Erie Rail-Road Company, J (Sandusky, Ohio, ), by:


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