Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Quote of the Week - 01/16/2008

Transcontinental Railroad Completed
The last spike of the transcontinental Railroad is driven at Promontory, Utah in 1869.

"Look at a stone cutter hammering away at his rock, perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it. Yet at the hundred-and-first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not the last blow that did it, but all that had gone before." -- Jacob A. Riis

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