Monday, February 20, 2023

Oakland Mayor John L. Davie 1892 conflict with CPRR

From: "John Sutton"
CC: "Garrett Sutton"

John L. Davie, who later became the longest serving mayor of Oakland, took on the Central Pacific Railroad when he built a warehouse on the waterfront there, and challenged the "fence around the city" of the railroad. It became quite a conflict, and it happened in 1892. Would you happen to have the dates in which that took place? ...

–John Sutton