B & O Telegraph purchases National Telegraph Company

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Electrical Review

New York, NY, United States
vol. 3, no. 22, p. 10, col. 3


Baltimore and Ohio Buys the National

Line Great Extensions Contemplated.


Negotiations were completed the 28th, by which the Baltimore and Ohio Telegraph Company became the owner of the property of the National Telegraph Company. The National Telegraph Company was organized about three months ago by some of the directors of the New York, West Shore and Buffalo and the Nickel Plate Railroad Companies, to purchase and capitalize the telegraph lines along the two roads from this city to Chicago. The property, consisting of four wires, was capitalized for