While I was out there, I kind of conjured up a mental picture of him and Clegg in that photo of both of them sitting on a rail on the SP narrow gauge which, of course, was once owned by the same interests as the V&T.
One does wonder what he would have said. Grand and glorious? You bet. The only problem is, as has been said many times, Lucius never let the truth interfere with a good story. Given Beebe's long standing acrimony with general manager Major Gordon Sampson, I wonder what he would said about the politics surrounding the reconstruction. I am sure the commission would not have been pleased.
"Don't say what I said, say what I meant." Barry Goldwater to a group of newsmen, Summer 1964