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The Central Pacific Railroad (CPRR) was a rail company chartered by U.S. Congress in 1862 to build a railroad eastwards from Sacramento, California, ...

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Central Pacific Railroad, American railroad company founded in 1861 by a group of California merchants known later as the “Big Four” (Collis P. Huntington, ...

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The Central Pacific Railroad was chartered by Congress, through the Pacific Railroad Act of 1862, to construct a portion of the first transcontinental line, starting ...

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Apr 20, 2010 ... In 1862, the Pacific Railroad Act chartered the Central Pacific and the Union Pacific Railroad Companies, and tasked them with building a ...

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While in San Francisco he wrote up a lose incorporation for the "Central Pacific Railroad Company of California" on November 1, 1860 but finding no support in ...

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Judah agreed and he and Strong drew up letters of incorporation for the Central Pacific Railroad Company. They began seeking investors and Judah was able ...

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Central Pacific Railroad construction in the 1860's. Stereoviews, engravings, maps, and documents are treasures of western Americana that illustrate the history ...

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In 1862, Congress hastily passed the Pacific Railroad Act. This act led to the creation of the ... Omaha, and the Central Pacific, which would start in Sacramento and build east. .... Neither railroad company provided adequate medical facilities.

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The Central Pacific Railroad Company was founded in 1861 by the engineer ... known as the California "Big Four") provided financial backing for the company.