Caption: He Gathers Them In

Source/Date: Daily Graphic, December 19, 1878

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Creator: Unknown

Remarks: William Vanderbilt was endlessly skewered by the Graphic, invariably carrying a battered sword inscribed with "Le Sabre de Mon Pere." Here he is a tramp weighed down by the railroads he has collected.

Keywords: Mergers; Michigan Central Railroad; Canada Southern Railroad; Lake Shore Railroad; New York Central Railroad; Harlem Railroad