United States railroad companies receive favorable concessions. Railroad boom.
Mining code reformed. Subsoil ownership given to landowners. Reelection of Díaz.
1887 · Fabrica Linera de Mexico established
Sometime in 1887, the Fabrica Linera de Mexico was established by Englishman Job Hamer and Cia. The owner, Job Hamer uses a considerable amount of money from the business, to donate substantially to the construction of the Church of Christ in Mexico City.
1 Spanish and Jewish (Sephardic): habitational name from villages so called in the provinces of Seville and Badajoz, from a word meaning ‘iron smithy’, ‘blacksmith's forge’ (a derivative of hierro ‘iron’, Latin ferrum).2 French: habitational name from the Gascon form of Ferrière, a place in Pyrénées-Atlantique. The place name is derived from Latina ferraria ‘iron-mine’, ‘iron-forge’.