The Story of the Rome, Watertown, and Ogdensburg Railroad

The Story of the Rome, Watertown, and Ogdensburg Railroad

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Excerpt: ...the papers for a moment, then reached for his check-book and wrote his check to Sloan for a clean $300,000. He handed it across the table. The retiring President scrutinized it sharply, placed it within his wallet and left Pg 139 the room. His connection with the road was terminated. At the best it was a sinister connection. There were few to regret his going. With his hand firmly fixed upon its wheel, Parsons began the complete reorganization of his newly acquired property. He had his long-time associate, Clarence S. Day, elected as its Vice-President, and within a very few weeks had brought to the operating headquarters in Oswego a fine upstanding man, the late H. M. Britton, as General Manager of the road, a newly created title and office. Mr. Britton at once chose two operating lieutenants for himself; W. H. Chauncey, as Assistant Superintendent of the Western Division (west of Richland) at Oswego, and the famous "Jud" Remington, as Assistant Superintendent of the Eastern Division, at Watertown. Watertown had hoped that with the new management of the road
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Product details

  • Paperback | 60 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236729978
  • 9781236729972