History Comes Alive: Part 6 : The Credit Mobilier Scandal and the Transcontinental Railroad

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Part 6 : The Credit Mobilier Scandal and the Transcontinental Railroad

Thomas Durant knew an opportunity when he saw one. As director of a grain exporting business, he understood the need for a railroad system that not only serviced the east coast of America but the entire country as well. He realized that the men who controlled the building of the transcontinental... Sign in to see full entry.

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