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On July 24, 1986, the Interstate Commerce Commission would put the kibosh on the proposed Santa Fe-Southern Pacific merger. At Santa Fe's San Bernardino Shops, because the merger was still considered likely, SDF45 5953 (ex-F45 5903, nee-1903) and SD45 5348 (ex-5568, nee-1867) have just been rolled out of the paint shop in the colors for the new railroad - SPSF - on January 22, 1986. Soon, a switcher will come over and move these two bright engines to the mainline to await an eastbound…


18 U.S. Code § 1958 - Use of interstate commerce facilities in the commission of murder-for-hire | US Law | LII / Legal Information Institute

55 years ago today Interstate Commerce Commission bans segregation in interstate buses & terminals after protests by Freedom Riders

September 1, 1953: In Sarah Keys v. Carolina Coach Company, Keys became the first African American to challenge "separate but equal" in bus segregation before the Interstate Commerce Commission. The initial reviewing commissioner declined to hear her case, but Keys prevailed in front of the full commission.


William Howard Taft (1857-1930) was the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and later the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930). He is the only person to have served in both of these offices. Taft's domestic agenda emphasized trust-busting, civil service reform, strengthening the Interstate Commerce Commission, improving the performance of the postal service, and passage of the Sixteenth Amendment.


November 1, 1961 The Interstate Commerce Commission's federal order banning segregation at all interstate public facilities officially comes into effect.


Interstate Commerce Commission

Washington, D.C., 1924. "Interstate Commerce Commission building."


Photo shows Winthrop More Daniels (1867-1944), appointed by President Wilson to the Interstate Commerce Commission in 1914.