New York Central Railroad begins operation

The New York Central Railroad Company, the product of a merger of ten New York rail companies the previous May, began operation under its own officers. It had more than 500 miles of track. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 532.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Business/Industry
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