Good Old Days: June 27, 2019
June 27, 2019
125 years ago
June 29, 1894
The fight of the American Railway Union against the Pullman Car Company, because the company refused to arbitrate with strikers, took the threatened turn Wednesday. The union gave the company the time to make a move toward the settlement of the dispute.
The Pullman management ignored the union, and a strike was declared that has tied up all the passenger trains on the Northern Pacific, Southern Pacific and Santa Fe railroad systems.
A committee from the American Railway Union today waited upon Vice President Wicks...