Caption: The Cephalopod, or Terrestrial Devil Fish -- A Monster of Centralization

Source/Date: Daily Graphic, March 4, 1873

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Creator: Frank Bellew

Remarks: The Devil Fish, whose arms are individual railroads, has Columbia firmly in its grasp and has already eaten congressional honor.

Keywords: Monopoly; New York Central Railroad; Illinois Central Railroad; Central Railroad of New Jersey.