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What kind of business(es) did Vanderbilt control (location, dates number of employees, etc.)?

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asked by Laruen
  1. Most of the businesses that Cornelius Vanderbilt controlled were railroads.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. New York and Harlem Railroad (1863–)
    Hudson River Railroad (1864–)
    New York Central Railroad (1868–)
    Canada Southern Railway (1873–)[11]
    Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway (1873?–)
    Michigan Central Railroad (1877–)[12]
    New York, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad (Nickel Plate Road, 1882–)
    West Shore Railroad (1885–)
    Rome, Watertown and Ogdensburg Railroad
    Dunkirk, Allegheny Valley and Pittsburgh Railroad
    Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway
    Lake Erie and Western Railroad
    Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad

    BTW -- I'm just going to pick 2-3 and write the dates and location

    thanks again Ms. Sue! :)

    posted by Laruen

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