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The Central Pacific Railroad (CPRR) was a rail route between California and Utah built ... In 1885 the Central Pacific Railroad was leased by the Southern Pacific Company. Technically the CPRR remained a corporate entity until 1959, when it ...

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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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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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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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BNSF Railway Company: Railroad company formed in 1995 with the merger of Burlington ... Central Pacific Railroad: Railroad company incorporated in 1861 to  ...

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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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Key Figures. The Central Pacific Railroad Company was founded in 1861 by the engineer Theodore Dehone Judah. Four California merchants, Leland Stanford,  ...

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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 ...