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Appendix 19

Telegram to HQ about labourers

Date Julio 10 1909
Addressee Ingeniero Schickendantz
Address Dirección Ferro-Carriles
VIA Buenos Aires

Reduction in personnel due to expulsion of one hundred and thirty incompetent, useless, rebellious and subversive labourers.

I have request new ones to make up work force.
Explanatory note sent by steamer. Camarones.
Greetings
Director

 

PDtelegramrepeonessmall

This telegram is clearly in reply to a request for explanation of a noticeable reduction in the numbers of men at work on the site reported without comment in one of the weekly reports. It certainly doesn't mince its words describing the men dismissed.

29-7-12

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Appendices

1 Text of law 5559

2 Chronology of Patagonian railway proposals

3 Bariloche line route itinerary

4 Com. Rivadavia route itinerary

5 Pto. Deseado route itinerary

6 Bariloche line loco list

7 Com. Rivadavia line loco list

8 Pto. Deseado line loco list

9 FCE wagon diagrams

10 Map of Com. Rivadavia

11 Pto. Deseado lines plans

12 Examples of tickets

13 FCP 1957 report 1

14 FCP 1957 report 2

15 FCP working timetable instructions 1960

16 Report on construction 1912 A

17 Report on construction 1912 B

18 Two reports from 1912

19 Telegram about labourers •

20 Account of a journey

21 President Alcorta address

22 Purchase of rails decree

23 Purchase of wagons decree

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