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Title: Refutación al concepto del Dr. Nicolás Esquerra sobre asuntos del ferrocarril de Antioquia.
Creator: Anonymous
Publication Info: Medellín : Imprenta del Departamento, 1893.
Physical Details: 67 p. ; 15 5/10 x 22 cms.
Physical Condition: Good. Bound.

Summary: This document presents the arguments of Nicolás Esguerra, who aimed to reveal the inconsistencies in the adjudication of contracts and in the work done for the Antioquia Railroad by different British entrepreneurs. It includes the original stipulations of contracts.
Historical Notes: The Antioquia Railway linked Medellín with Puerto Berrio along the Magdalena River. Construction of the 193km railroad started in 1875 and ended in 1929, and a contract for a second section of the railroad from Medellín to the Cauca River below Amagá was finished in 1930. The Antioquia railroad joined the Pacific and Caldas railroads by the Western Trunk Railroad. Davis, Robert 1993 Antioquia Railroad. In Historical Dictionary of Colombia. Pp. 64. Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press.
Donor Notes: A refutation of the arguments of the noted jurist, Dr. Nicolás Esguerra, who maintains that the department of Antioquia was liable for its contract violations with British investors over the Ferrocarril de Antioquia, 1893 - J.L.H.

Subject(s): Ferrocarril de Antioquia
Railroads -- Colombia -- Antioquia (Department)

Type: Pamphlet
Language: Spanish
Format: JPG
PDF - Color
Donor: Helguera, J. León
Collection: Helguera, J. León Collection
Institution: Vanderbilt University
Accession Number: P02736
Record Number: 101
Islandora ID: islandora:3948