bostonreview.net/global-justice/manu-karuka-remembering-golden-spike-ceremony

May 10, 2019 ... The ceremony climaxed when Leland Stanford, former governor of California and president of the Central Pacific Railroad Company, swung a ...

www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/goldenspike.htm

Two railroad companies took up the challenge. The Union Pacific began laying track from Omaha to the west while the Central Pacific headed east from ...

www.constructioncompany.com/historic-construction-projects/transcontinental-railroad

Historical Overview of the planning and construction of the Transcontinental Railroad by Union Pacific and Central Pacific Construction Companies.

stanfordpress.typepad.com/blog/2019/05/on-migration-.html

May 9, 2019 ... The private companies increasingly enlarged their estimates of how large ... For the case of the Central Pacific Railroad (CPRR), within a short ...

www.quora.com/What-problems-did-the-Central-Pacific-Railroad-face

There were many challenges to building the railroad east from Sacramento, CA. The first, and most difficult challenge for both companies ...

www.abandonedrails.com/first-transcontinental-railroad

At the time, the two railroad companies involved in its construction, the Union Pacific Railroad and Central Pacific Railroad, were worldwide household names  ...

gtgtechnologygroup.com/transcontinental-railroad

Dec 17, 2014 ... The transcontinental railroad was built in the 1800s to connect Council ... support for the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroad companies.

blogs.umb.edu/buildingtheworld/railways/the-transcontinental-railroad-united-states

The Central Pacific Railroad was one of two companies building the American railroad. The other was Union Pacific. It was Union Pacific that made financial ...

www.cs.mcgill.ca/~rwest/wikispeedia/wpcd/wp/f/First_Transcontinental_Railroad.htm

The Central Pacific and the Southern Pacific Railroad combined operations in 1870 ... it in 1913; the company once again acquired the Southern Pacific in 1996 .