Commodore Vanderbilt

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United States financier who accumulated great wealth from railroad and shipping businesses (1794-1877)

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3 STATION BREAK Back in his day, Commodore Vanderbilt owned this restaurant, and it is believed he had his own private railcar to transport him from the restaurant to lower Manhattan.
He outlines the history of the steamboat companies that competed over these routes for 85 years and pays special attention to the machinations of notables such as Commodore Vanderbilt, Jay Gould, Jim Fisk, J.