A Cautionary Tale

’Bye, Phoebe Snow, Goodbye Buffalo What a way was to go! But if you’ll travel come to this yule Eschew the Road of Diesel Fuel

 

Back at the turn of the century there was a railroad with an idea that seems strange to our ears today: it wanted to advertise lor passengers. It had two things to sell—the shortest main-line route from New York to BuIIaIo, and the fact that it owned anthracite mines and thus burned hard coal, which makes much less smoke and dust than soft.

 
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