The Northern Pacific Railway (reporting mark NP) was a transcontinental railroad
that operated ... The
Independent and non-profit educational organization celebrating the heritage of the Northern Pacific Railway.
Apr 18, 2016
The NP has its roots dating to the summer of 1864 when President Lincoln
signed the railroad's creation by an Act of Congress and the
The role of
"I have conquered the West without firing a single shot." -- Henry Villard,
President of the
Map of northern United States and part of Canada showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and railroads. Shaded area shows land grant.