LATIN AMERICA: Pan American Railroad

The plan for a Pan-American railroad is not new. Yet the appointment of a committee composed of representatives of South, Central and North American countries, at their joint meetings held in the Pan-American Union Building in Washington, have lent renewed interest to a project often dreamed of. The desire is to provide through railroad facilities from Manhattan to Buenos Aires-a distance of about 10,000 miles. About 7,000 miles of the route is already built, including the line from Manhattan to Guatemala. Most of the existing gaps which must be filled to complete...

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