Caption: "Take Any Shape But That and My Firm Nerves Shall Never Tremble."

Source/Date: Daily Graphic, December 15, 1879

Ultimate Source(if different):

Creator: Josep Cusachs

Remarks: The quotation is from MacBeth, Act III, Scene IV. This image mystifies me. It looks like competition in the oil regions with the Pennsylvania, but what is S? T. Perhaps Samuel J. Tilden who was a railroad lawyer.

Keywords: Competition; Michigan Southern Railroad; New York & Harlem Railroad; New York Central Railroad.