railroad builder

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  • With most railroad builders one day's work is pretty much like another's. Cited from White Ashes, by Sidney R. Kennedy and Alden C. Noble
  • I want to do for this district what some of our great railroad builders did for the big West. Cited from On With Torchy, by Sewell Ford
  • He was a highly successful railroad builder, and became well-connected to other late 19th century millionaires.
  • Fair later became a real estate investor and railroad builder in California.
  • The permission was granted, and from that day dates the career of the future railroad builder. Cited from Cleveland Past and Present, by Maurice Joblin
  • She also sang a number of songs of African-American origin, many of which she learned from black railroad builders.
  • By a sustained effort, the railroad builders reached Bay City with more than six hours to spare.
  • Once the situation looks under control, Cullen gives orders for the railroad builders to get back to the business at hand.
  • His father was a pioneer railroad builder in the South.
  • Big business men, railroad builders, and laboring men hastened to give him assurance of their favor. Cited from Expansion and Conflict, by William E. Dodd
  • Soon after 1865 the imagination of the American railroad builder began to reach far beyond the old horizon. Cited from The Railroad Builders, John Moody
  • His father was a pioneer railroad builder in Vermont, and a leading lawyer and political figure.
  • To the vision of the railroad builders a tremendous potential freightage now appeared. Cited from The Passing of the Frontier, Emerson Hough
  • He once guided the two sons of E.H. Harriman, the famous railroad builder.
  • His only failing was that he would leave the track; and to remedy this defect the early railroad builders hit upon a happy device. Cited from The Railroad Builders, John Moody
  • During his career as a railroad builder he was engaged on the principal railroads on the sea-coast from Maine to Georgia. Cited from Cleveland Past and Present, by Maurice Joblin
  • The town was later renamed after Henry Flagler, railroad builder and oil man, at the request of his daughter who liked the area.
  • His paternal grandfather was a railroad builder and Norwegian immigrant which explains the last name and his blue eyes.
  • Many of the Scotch-Irish worked for the railroad builders and settled on the farmland south and west of the town.
  • The discovery was a piece of sheer luck for the amateur railroad builders. Cited from Empire Builders, by Francis Lynde
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