TRANSPORTATION: At the Blackstone

In Chicago's tangled railroad yards last week was parked many an official private car while at the Blackstone Hotel was meeting the advisory committee of the Association of Railway Executives. Behind closed doors sat 24 potent railmen including Baltimore & Ohio's Willard, Milwaukee's Scandrett, North Western's Sargent, New Haven's Pelley, Union Pacific's Gray, Santa Fe's Storey, Southern Pacific's Holden, New York Central's Crowley, Illinois Central's Downs, Missouri Pacific's Baldwin. When the doors opened just before dinner, the rail executives came out of their meeting with an important agreement. The association was...

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