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Atlas Shrugged Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Chapter 10 "Wyatt's Torch" Summary

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Part 1, Chapter 10 "Wyatt's Torch" Summary

The county records show the Twentieth Century Motor Company has been sold to two different owners. The scavengers from Starnesville, where the workers used to live, have taken everything worth stealing. The last known owner bought the factory from Mayor Bascom of Rome, Wisconsin. Mayor Bascom admits he bought the closed factory from a bank run by Eugene Lawson, now at the Bureau of Economic Planning and National Resources in New York.

Dagny calls Eddie to send two Taggart engineers to search the factory remains. Eddie tells Dagny to come back because Colorado is being killed. Dagny returns and places the remains of the motor into a vault in the Taggart Terminal. She plans to go to Washington to fight shapeless enemies of the John Galt Line who are determined to reduce the speed, length and number...

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