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The Man Who Found the Money: John Stewart Kennedy and the Financing of the Western Railroads
The Man Who Found the Money: John Stewart Kennedy and the Financing of the Western Railroads by Saul Engelbourg

Banking fueled railroading.  John Stewart Kennedy's legendary partnership with James J. Hill achieved its heights with the construction of the Canadian Pacific.  Kennedy had established a reputation for being able to save troubled railroads. Kennedy's trajectory began a generation earlier.  His star rose as a commission agent, buying supplie... (See the whole review)

(Added by Michael E. Marotta on 5/30/2009, 7:25pm)

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