New York Central Railroad Company, Report of a Committee Appointed January 4th, 1855 ... Authorizing Certain Examinations to be made of the "Acts and Doings of the Directors and Treasurer", Subsequent to the Consolidation. New York Central Railroad.

New York Central Railroad Company, Report of a Committee Appointed January 4th, 1855 ... Authorizing Certain Examinations to be made of the "Acts and Doings of the Directors and Treasurer", Subsequent to the Consolidation.

Boston: J. H. Eastburn, 1855. The New York Central Railroad Company was formed by consolidating several existing and operating railroads (and some projected roads) between Albany, Troy, Buffalo and Niagara Falls. The consolidation included 15 railroads; in order to make the direct line from Albany to Buffalo only 298 miles, the road was straightened. In total it consisted of 594 miles. The report includes information on purchase of land in Buffalo, purchase of steamboats on Lake Erie, the use of "Thatcher" wheels, purchase of land in West Albany, etc. Balance sheet on Consolidation in the Appendix. 8vo, 47pp. Tan paper wrappers, title in black at front cover. Small lib stamps to front top front wrapper. Very good condition. Item #18618

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