Business: R.R. Re-grouping

R.R. Regrouping

The Pennsylvania Railroad, by means of an obviously inspired article in the Baltimore Sun, last week made a gesture towards resolving the stalemate into which the eastern trunk lines have moved themselves.

There are three established systems connecting the eastern seaboard to the Mississippi River and anastomosing over the coal and industrial regions between the Ohio River and the Great Lakes. Those systems are the Pennsylvania, the New York Central and the Baltimore & Ohio.

Under halting organization is the proposed Chesapeake & Ohio system of the Van Sweringens (C. & O.,...

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