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Meet Amazing Americans Industrialists & Entrepreneurs Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie Grows Up Working


Great Northern train, west of Minot, North Dakota

Carnegie made his first dividend money working for a railroad, and railroads played an important role in his future fortune

CREDIT: "Great Northern train, four miles west of Minot, North Dakota: picture taken about 1912." The Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920: Photographs from the Fred Hultstrand and F.A. Pazandak Photograph Collections, Library of Congress

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