It snowed for the entire trip, but all but a few other drivers had the sense to remain home for the last fifty miles.
I authorized the dispersal of two tons of water and twenty cases of rations from the emergency site in Raleigh along with hazmat drivers and twelve vehicles.
Milage logs were kept not with the drivers but with the pool cars, and World Wide must have more than 100.
The contract for building the railway was put in the hands of Thomas Brassey; English navvies were largely employed on the work, and a number of English engine-drivers were employed when traffic was begun in 1843.
Of train men (including engine-drivers and firemen), one out of 125 employed was killed (all causes), and one in eight injured.