--The length and cost of the railroads in the State of New York
compare with those of some of the other States as follows:
|States.||Miles of Road.||Cost of Roads and Equipments.|
|Six New England States||4,185||14,014,238|
|Total in all the U. S.||43,100||$1,177,993,808|
The aggregate banking capital of the United States
does not exceed $450,000,000; while the capital invested in railroads amounts to the almost incredible sum of Eleven hundred Millions of dollars, or nearly three times as much as the banks.