Plano and the Interurban Railway (Images of Rail)

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The company owned two-thirds of the 4,400 miles of line it operated, and the rest was held through leases, operating agreements and stock ownership. He recalled that previously borough officials cooperated with the school board, churches and civic organizations in protesting a similar petition of the Reading Company. The first collision referred to on the island was between the Ariel and Postboy, which the engineer reports as a case where they "came in contact" and were considerably damaged.

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Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (July 15, 2009)

ISBN: 0738571369


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