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February 06, 2012

"How Corporations Created Our Time Zones"

"That a single industry, even a large one, could impose so fundamental a change in the habits of the American people remains a remarkable achievement. The railroads were a conservative, even stodgy, industry. But their leaders were sometimes capable of thinking big."


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david foster

Railroads were a "conservative, even stodgy" industry in 1883?

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