|Unused Wine Bottle Label; Kupferle was a German Immigrant|
So, once he had observed rail splitting and had immediately seized upon an idea: Why, he thought to himself, do the dummies chop through the thick trees two or three times instead of first splitting it all in half lengthwise and then chopping through the thin pieces. That would be faster and would also be more comfortable. If I make rails sometime, I will try this method.
(Translated by Dan Durning, all rights reserved)