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Project of a national railroad from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean

Project of a national railroad from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean

for the purpose of obtaining a short route to Oregon and the Indies

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Published by The author in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pacific railroads -- Early projects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Wilkes.
    SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 602, no. 6205.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2763 1845a
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination23 p.
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15435916M
    LC Control Number87820563

    Soon after the completion of the through line the Central Pacific Railroad of California and the Western Pacific Railroad were consolidated under the name of the Central Pacific Railroad Company. The Western Pacific had already absorbed the line from San Jose to San Francisco, i.e., the San Francisco Bay Railroad Company.   Pacific gray whales were recorded in the Atlantic, swimming off of the coast of Israel and Africa. And the Manx shearwater, a bird native to the Atlantic, has been spotted on the Pacific : Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato.

    The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) (reporting marks CP, CPAA, MILW, SOO), known as CP Rail between and , and also known as Canadian Pacific, is a historic Canadian Class I railway incorporated in The railway is owned by Canadian Pacific Railway Limited, which began operations as legal owner in a corporate restructuring in Track gauge: 1, mm (4 ft 8 ¹⁄₂ in) standard gauge. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives. I Street. Sacramento, California Phone: () Atlantic and Pacific Railroad Records Ocean Shore Railroad Train Conductor's Train Record.

      The Union Pacific Railroad only managed to lay 40 miles of track by the end of , but with the Civil War drawing to a close, they could finally build a workforce equal to the task at hand. The Union Pacific relied mainly on Irish workers, many of whom were famine immigrants and fresh off the battlefields of the war. Competition Begins for Second Transcontinental Line. While the race to complete the Pacific Railroad could perhaps be described as a horse race between two railroad companies, the competition for a transcontinental railroad line across Southern California and the southern part of the nation could perhaps be better described as a game of chess.


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