Most old people could remember the running of the first railway
train; people of middle age could remember the sending of the first telegraph message; and the children in the high schools remembered the laying of the first Atlantic Cable.
Not content with manufacturing the electricity for his street railways
in the old-fashioned way, in power-houses, Daylight organized the Sierra and Salvador Power Company.
Work in this sense, that if it were not for him and others like him, there would have been no railways
The cab stopped before the railway
station at twenty minutes past eight.
We got away at a quarter past four, P.M.; a hundred yards above the hotel the railway
divided; one track went straight up the steep hill, the other one turned square off to the right, with a very slight grade.
Waule, in a tone of deep melancholy, "if the railway
comes across the Near Close; and I shouldn't wonder at the mare too, if she was in foal.
Hill with his control of the Northwest; (2) the Pennsylvania railway
group, Schiff financial manager, with big banking firms of Philadelphia and New York; (3) Harriman, with Frick for counsel and Odell as political lieutenant, controlling the central continental, Southwestern and Southern Pacific Coast lines of transportation;
After a while I left them, and went on to the railway
station to get as many morning papers as I could.
My travelling instructions directed me to go to Carlisle, and then to diverge by a branch railway
which ran in the direction of the coast.
I was feeding quietly near the pales which separated the meadow from the railway
, when I heard a strange sound at a distance, and before I knew whence it came -- with a rush and a clatter, and a puffing out of smoke -- a long black train of something flew by, and was gone almost before I could draw my breath.
Alban returned from the railway
, with news of the fugitive.
"Do you mean to say," cried Gania, from the other corner, "do you mean to say that railways
are accursed inventions, that they are a source of ruin to humanity, a poison poured upon the earth to corrupt the springs of life?"