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OMAHA-CHICAGO POOL. "The first pooling arrangement of much consequence was established in 1870 by the railroads connecting Chicago and Omaha the Northwestern the Rock Island and the Burlington roads These three lines having about equal facilities for handling the traffic between Chicago and Omaha agreed that each route should have a third of the business The charges by all lines were to be the same ...." Emory Richard Johnson (1907) American Railway Transportation (D. Appleton & Co.)…