Railroad Insurance: Still Relevant Today
Nobody is alive to verify this statement, but back in the 1800s when railroads were in their infancy, there wasn't any railroad protective liability insurance around to protect the workers who laid the rails that today crisscross this country. No legal protection simple meant that if you were injured or dropped to the ground from the heat or cold, tough luck! Some other worker was quick to take your place. Yes, the days of traveling via wagons and horseback was the way it was.