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The Central Pacific Railroad (CPRR) was a rail route between California and Utah built eastwards from the West Coast in the 1860s, to complete the western ...

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Feb 15, 2019 ... Central Pacific Railroad, American railroad company founded in 1861 by a group of California merchants known later as the “Big Four” (Collis ...

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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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By the 1840s, the nation's railway networks extended throughout the East, South, and Midwest, and the idea ... The Central Pacific Railroad crossing Dutch Flats.

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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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The Central Pacific Railroad disappeared long ago but is long remembered as the western component of the Transcontinental Railroad, completed in May of ...

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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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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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Jul 8, 2016 ... To save time and money in 1868, Central Pacific Railroad owners shifted their freight and passenger service to and from San Francisco to ferry, ...