Lot 323: M.E. Ingalls Railroad Giant
October 29, 2016
Wells, ME, USA
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Description: Melville Ezra Ingalls (18421914) the Massachusetts state legislator who went on to become president of the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad (the Big Four Railroad). Ingalls also organized the Joint Traffic Association, which was shut down by the United States Supreme Court and co-founded the Cincinnati Technical School. Melville financed the construction of the Ingalls Building in Cincinnati, which was the world's first reinforced concrete skyscraper in 1903. The town of Ingalls, Indiana is named in his honor. A typed letter signed dated IIn Richmond, Va. 1896, 1p, signed by Igalls, written to J.A. Barnard, he has sent the check to J.P. Morgan. An obtrusive wrinkle bottom right o/w VG.
Condition Report: obtrusive wrinkle bottom right o/w VG