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  • The Watsons are on a macabre mission that began with a file of railroad company documents left behind by a grandfather and curiosity about what exactly happened at this spot—known as Duffy's Cut—nearly 180 years ago.

    The Mystery of Duffy's Cut

  • In railroad parlance, this is known as a 'cut' and thereafter that stretch of track would be known as Duffy's Cut.

    Boing Boing

  • The brothers' years-long quest, known as The Duffy's Cut Project, began nearly a decade ago and aimed to reveal the true fate of 57 workers from Donegal, Tyrone and Derry who helped build the Philadelphia and Columbia Railroad. Front Page

  • Nearly 60 Irish railroad workers died at Duffy's Cut outside Philadelphia in 1832.

    The Mystery of Duffy's Cut

  • Mustafah Abdulaziz for The Wall Street Journal Twin brothers and historians Frank and Bill Watson drove into the woods March 18 to join students from Immaculata University in digging at Duffy's Cut on the northwest edge of Malvern, Pa., where in 1832, nearly 60 Irish laborers died.

    The Mystery of Duffy's Cut

  • Photo: Getty Images Mr. Duffy's testimony, which came after Mr. Corzine's, potentially puts Mr. Corzine closer to a shift of customer funds that has been the subject of wide speculation for more than a month since MF Global filed for bankruptcy protection.

    CME Head Challenges Corzine's Account in MF Hearing

  • Typhon Capital Management CEO James Koutoulas, who is helping MF Global customers recover their funds, was at the hearing on Tuesday and said Duffy's testimony was a breath of fresh air after the panel with Corzine and the executives.

    Jon Corzine Said To Have Known About Misuse Of MF Global Customer Funds

  • Newspaper reports from the time reported that the disease killed several of the laborers at Duffy's Cut.

    The Mystery of Duffy's Cut

  • Corzine appeared during a panel that preceded Duffy's testimony, dressed in a somber dark suit and closely watched by his attorney seated behind him.

    Jon Corzine Said To Have Known About Misuse Of MF Global Customer Funds

  • The Platform 18 shows that will subsequently transfer to the Traverse in Edinburgh are Clare Duffy's Money … The Game Show (Tue to 9 Apr), and Gareth Nicholls's Pause With A Smile (Tue to 9 Apr), inspired by some amazing true stories.

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