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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Ambrose Bierce
For more than a century, Americans have romanticized about railroads. The railroad industry played an exceedingly important role in this country's early history. Travel became easier, people were more connected, and new communities sprang up across this land.
As Bierce wrote in one Examiner column, anyone who sided with Huntington would have to "believe that a corporation which for thirty years has defaulted in the payment of interest and is about to default in the payment of principal because it has chosen to steal both principal and interest can henceforth be trusted to pay both."