The Advocate

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He won the case in the great court. ... Mr. Lincoln's argument occupied a week,
and a beiter presentation of an intricate case, able 1awyers say, was never made
. ... This was a contest for supremacy between the river and railroad interests. ...
After a keenly contested trial Mr. T. D. Lincoln got judgment in the U. S. court for
the abatement of the bridge. It was a great victory. Congress, however, afterward
passed a bill making the bridge a post road, and thus defeated the steamer and
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Engineering

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This is one of many cases in which the want of system in the management of our
rivers has led to a limited district having to bear ... Lincoln. The Lincoln Sewers
Board are prohibited ** of Parliament from making a proper outlet for the Witham
waters into the ... The death is announced of Mr. S. J. Reeves, of the Great
American bridge building firm of Clarke, Reeves, and Co., of Phoenixville,
Pennsylvania.

Encyclopedia Of North American Railroads

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B-L-H moved all locomotive production to its Eddystone, Pennsylvania, facility,
and manufactured only Baldwin ... Since river and rail development was largely
beyond the means of private investors, Whigs supported a policy of ... Lincoln's
railroad practice is best remembered for the case Hurd v. Rock Island Bridge Co.

The Official Railway Guide

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North American Freight Service Edition ... An order will be entered that
respondent cease and desist from making such illegal corges. ... the greater
charge on the shorter haul in any case, there being in the case no facts to make
the discussion relevant. ... Louisville and Washville R. R.—In the case of the
Kentucky and Indiana Bridge Company against this company a ... The facts that
the volume of business is less at Lincoln, and that Lincoln is on a branch line, are
not accepted as the ...

The American Architect And Building News

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chimneys, and other works of this sort, are chiefly done in brickwork; and
notwithstanding that iron is far more used by the engineer ... tried how wide a
span he could arch over with brickwork; and I believe the bridge which carries the
G. W. R. over the ... foot by foot, as he went on, and that lining sustained the
heavy weight of the bed of the river and the river itself. ... is of brick, may do this,
and, if he will, may do it successfully by '' brickwork and no other material, but
making the best use ...

Lincoln Herald

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Lincoln also played a crucial role in one of the most significant transportation
cases in American history, involving the ... The river interests had fought in vain to
bar the building of a railroad bridge, the first to span the Mississippi, at Rock ... "
The proper mode is for all parties in this affair to live and let live and then we shall
have a cessation of this trouble about the bridge. ... This writing style, crafted to
perfection on the Illinois prairie, illuminated his greatest letters and state papers
as ...

The Journal Of The Kansas Bar Association

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The press in the river towns denounced the bridge as an obstruction to
navigation, while the press in Chicago and other ... and preparing his case.78
The trial showed Lincoln at his best: "Showing great breadth of understanding
and insight into the ... performance in the White House is the key to his mind —
directness of thought.79 Lincoln's ability to extract the major point ... Third, the job
of Commander-in-Chief required the making of many snap decisions based on
relatively few facts.

Lincoln Lore

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... nation by winning the Civil War, and the chief executive who is continually
ranked highest among all American presidents. He has become a mythic figure in
the deepest sense of the word and is best remembered for two great acts — his ...
into a bridge abutment of the railroad bridge that crossed the river and was set
afire.20 Lincoln tried the case before the ... You seem to be a sprightly, energetic
man, I would advise you to try your hand at making six hundred dollars in some
other ...

The American Engineer

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by A. C. Brancher of Lincoln, and "Pile Fonndatlons" by F. J. Sages, of Marys-
vllle. ... —It Is reported that the Chicago and Milwaukee railroad has awarded the
contract for the construction of a branch ... —On the 20thMnBt., the Supreme
Court of Indiana decided the telephone case, holding that the law fixing the
annual rent of instruments at $36 is constitutional. —The Chicago, Burlington and
Northern Railroad bridge, across the Oalena river, at Galena, 111., was
completed on the ...