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CENTRAL PACIFIC–UNION PACIFIC RACECENTRAL PACIFIC–UNION PACIFIC RACE, a construction contest between the two railroad companies bidding for ...

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Jun 21, 2018 ... In total, the rail line was built by the Central Pacific Railroad Company of California (CPRR), Union Pacific, and Western Pacific Railroad ...

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May 10, 2017 ... He pronounced that building a railroad over the rugged Sierra Nevada ... fortunes to finance the Central Pacific Railroad Company (CPRR) to ...

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A portrait of Thomas C. Durant of the Union Pacific Railroad Company. ... philanthropists, and railroad tycoons at the helm of the Central Pacific, were looking to ...

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Union Pacific Railroad, transportation company chartered (1862) by Congress to ... Also in 1864 and again in 1866 the Central Pacific was authorized to build ...

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Authorizing the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific railroad companies to construct the lines, the legislation provided government bonds to help fund the work, ...

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Union Pacific Railroad Company; Central Pacific Railroad Company, 1871. Cover: Union and Central Pacific RR line. / Union Pacific Railroad Company; Central

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The two railroad companies, UNION PACIFIC starting out from NEBRASKA, and CENTRAL PACIFIC starting out of SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - both paid by ...

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Citation: Pacific Railway Act, July 1, 1862; Enrolled Acts and Resolutions of ... authorized two railroad companies, the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific, ...