Caption: The Iron Jaws that Smashed the Pacific Mail. Jay Gould (putting the Pacific Mail steamships into the jaws of the Union Pacific Railroad) --"There my little pet. Eat that to stay your stomach for a little while. When you are hungry again I'll find something else for you."

Source/Date: Daily Graphic, March 19, 1875

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Creator: Unknown

Remarks: Gould helped get Congress to end the subsidy to the Pacific Mail.

Keywords: Union Pacific Railroad; Competition, intermodal.