Business & Finance: Electrified D. L. & W.

Tangible evidence of U. S. railroad prosperity is progress in electrification of U. S. railroads. Following one such evidence last November (TIME, Nov. 12) in announcement that Pennsylvania Railroad would spend $100,000,000 in electrification, the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad last week announced that it would electrify 173 miles of track over 78 miles of road. Electrification will not include Lackawanna's main Buffalo-Manhattan line but will be confined to short branch lines, particularly the Morris & Essex division from Hoboken to Dover.

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