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This article looks at political and social opposition to development and industrial and technological advances within the infrastructure of antebellum North Carolina. Comparisons are made between political and social players in the period debate, and a satirical work of fiction is published in a Raleigh newspaper featuring \"Squire Oldway,\" the characterized embodiment of the opposition, along with his fictional peers, such as \"Jack Steamer\", the characterized railroad enthusiast.