Business: James Roads

Within 90 days, responsible men stated last week, definite plans will be submitted to the Interstate Commerce Commission for consolidation of the Great Northern Railroad and the Northern Pacific Railroad. These two roads already own 97% of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (the Burlington).† So it is probable that the Commission will also, later, consider this line officially joining the others. Thus the longest railroad system in North America will evolve —longer than the Canadian' Pacific (20,000 miles), the New York Central (14,537 miles), the Southern Pacific (13,000 miles) and the Pennsylvania...

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