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Thenewlyconstructedwharfbeganoperaonsin1910.Itslengthwas450feetoutintotheseaandanadequatedepthforalltypesofvesselsof17feet.Thisstructurepermiedtheunloadingofthebananastemsfromtherailroadcribcarsintotheyawningholdsofthesteamers.ForsomereasonsthecizensofElPorvenirrefusedtoletthelineenterthevillage.AsaconsequencetheVaccarorailroadbypassedthevillageandconnuedeasttoLaCeibawheretheyestablishedtheirheadquartersbringinggrowthtothecity.LaCeibaisBoomingWiththeintroduconofthetrainandtheconstruconofthepierthebananabusinessourishedinthearea.LaCeibaturnedintoasmalltownrequiringnewservices.In1912thankstotheCompanyssupportthecityacquireditsrstgravityoperatedpotablewatersupplysystemprovidedfromthelocalrivertogetherwithasewersystem.Starngin1917theCompanyinstalledareliablesupplyofelectricityandpubliclighngthatfunconedunlJanuary1974whentheCompanysoldthesystemtoagovernment-ownedenty.VaccaroBrothersCo.alsoobtainedpermissionfromthegovernmentofHondurastooperateacommercialbank.InFebruary1913theyopenedtheBancoAtlandainLaCeiba.Itwastherstcommercialbankoperanginthecountryoutsideofthecapitalcity.ItsoonbecamethedominantnancialagencyintheRepublicwithseveralbranches.TheCompanyestablishedforthepotablewatersupplyofLaCeibabeganitsoperaonsasasubsidiaryofVaccaroBrothersCo.andexpandedintotheiceandsodrinkmanufacturingbusinessandCerveceriaHondureaabrewery.In1916theybeganbrewingandsellingthefamousSalvaVidabeer.ThebreweryremainedaDoleassetunl2001whentheCompanysoldits97staketoSouthAfricanBreweriesP.L.C.DIDYOUKNOW10The1910pierinLaCeiba1912TheFirstSewerandwaterSystemaswellasthefrstelectricalsystemwereinstalled.TheBancoAtlandatoday