RAILROADS: Family Road

No. 1 U. S. railroad, alphabetically speaking, is Aberdeen & Rockfish. It is 45 miles long, owns three locomotives and connects the North Carolina towns of Fayetteville and Aberdeen. Known far & wide is A. & R. for a rather dubious distinction. Every time ICC cooks up a legal action against all U. S. railroads A. & R., with an et al. after its name, represents the entire list. But A. & R. has another distinction, which was gaining importance last week: it is the principal rail route to Fort Bragg, the U. S....

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