Riding the Rails of History: How the Railroad Industry Sparked Government Intervention – bctv.org

Riding the Rails of History: How the Railroad Industry Sparked Government Intervention
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While railroad executives grappled with this quandary, their industry was becoming increasingly dangerous. In a four-year span between 1887 and 1890, North American railroads broke annual records for employee fatalities on three occasions, reaching a …