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|expense; pay all the taxes legally assessed against or levied thereon, and will, at |
the termination of this lease, return the same to said Central Pacific Railroad
Company or to its successors or assigns (with the additions and betterments), in
|The. Central. Pacific. Railroad. The history of the great trans-continental railroad |
is familiar to all Americans, who have watched its progress from the time when
the first shovelful of dirt was lifted in its construction until its final completion.
John Forrest Dillon - 1890 - Read
|The Octopus: A Story of California is a novel written by author Frank Norris. The Octopus is about wheat growers who are in conflict with a railroad company during late 19th century California.|
|After some wrangling among politicians representing North and South interests, |
President Abraham Lincoln signed the Pacific Railroad Act on July 1, 1862. The
Act authorized the building of a transcontinental railroad along the central route
Lawrence Lewis, Adelbert Hamilton, John Houston Merrill - 1894 - Read - More editions
|Park replicas of the two locomotives that met in 1869, marking the railroad's |
completion. Today ... Congress then authorized the Central Pacific to build a
railroad eastward from California and chartered the Union Pacific Railroad in
|McCarthy Mountain, near the north-central part of the area, is a small isolated |
highland. The Dillon district is serviced by the Oregon Short Line Railroad of the
Union Pacific Railway system and by U.S. Highway 91, both of which connect
|He shared his idea with four Sacramento merchants — Collis P. Huntington, |
Leland Stanford, Charles Crocker and Mark Hopkins — naming the planned-for
railroad the Central Pacific in 1861. When Judah died en route to a fund-raising
|UNION PACIFIC SYSTEM. The first line built was the Union Pacific Railroad, |
which reached Ogden on March 3, 1869, and Promontory on May 10, 1869,
completing the first transcontinental railway by connecting there with the Central
|THE 1853 CONGRESS AUTHORIZED a series of expeditions to explore a |
feasible railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Five
surveys produced three acceptable possibilities: one became the Union Pacific/
|I have just to-day ended my connection with a Railroad enterprise in our State, " |
The Yuba Railroad Company," of which I was Presidcut, transferring the road to
the Central Pacific Railroad Co. EVERY RAILROAD MAN MUST RECOGNIZE ...
|Now, 1 would go from here to Green River city, following the Union Pacific |
Railroad to Ogden, by way of Evanston. At Ogden take the Central Pacific
Railroad to Corinne, Kclton, Terrace, Wells, Elko, Carlin. About five miles beyond
Carlin, take ...
|San Franciscans were bitterly disappointed, however, that their city was not |
chosen as the terminus of the transcontinental railroad. "Almost sure" that the
titans of the Central Pacific would build a railroad bridge across Dumbarton Strait
|Following the slow movement of the central government on the matter of the |
Pacific railroad, he was helpless as Congress and President Abraham Lincoln
killed his proposal for the eastern terminus to be located at Memphis or St. Louis.
|The day before President Lincoln signed the Morrill Act, he approved a law |
granting lands to aid the construction of the first transcontinental railroad.
Congress gave the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroad companies "every
|Abraham Lincoln established the eastern terminus 1 of the Union Pacific |
Railroad on the east side of Missouri River, ... some famous trails, one of which,
the "Overland Trail," was the forerunner of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific
|Canadian National Railway Co. — Lines in Minnesota. Canadian Pacific Railway |
Company. Carolina. Cllnchfield & Ohio Railway, Lessees: Atlantic Coast Line
Railroad Co.; Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co. Central of Georgia Railway Co.
|Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omana |
Railway Colorado & Southern ... Illinois Central Railroad Kansas City Southern
Railway Arkansas Western Railway Ft. Smith & Van Buren Railway Joplln Union
|In the meanlime, the Southern Pacific Railroad (a California corporation |
composed of the same four entrepreneurs who had built the Central Pacific)
hastened to construct a line from Yuma across the southern part of the region to
meet the ...
|... sales of public land; (7) repayment of indebtednessof Central Pacific Railroad; |
(8) repayment of interest on indebtedness of Pacific railroads; (9) District of
Columbia revenues (agency account); (10) Soldiers" Home permanent fund (
|... River and the Pacific Ocean. Granted to the Union Pacific and Central Pacific |
Railroad Companies were ... Some of the granted lands were sold to settlers as a
means of developing future railroad business. Other settlers, following the lifeline
|__ 1, 279, 237 Florida, Atlantic dz Gulf Central ____ _- 29, 384 Louisiana: |
Vicksburg, Shreveport dz Pacific ... __ 3, 652, 322 Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis
dz Omaha (formerly West Wisconsin)- 814, 831 Wisconsin Railroad Farm
|The holding of the case established the liability of the railroad magnates, or "|
robber barons," who had reaped enormous profits from United States
government subsidies for the unpaid loans of the railroad they owned, the
Central Pacific ...
|FROM Truckee I rode along the line of the Central Pacific Railroad, stopping for |
the night at villages intermediate between Truckee and Sacramento, the principal
of which were Summit, Colfax and Auburn. Summit is the highest point of the ...
|... of the Central Pacific Railroad. The driving of the golden spike, in 1869, which |
symbolized the completion of the transcontinental railroad, threw most of these
Chinese workers, along with thousands of others, into an already depressed
|INTRODUCTION From the time of the Pacific Railroad surveys (Conrad, 1856, |
1857) to the present, geologists have used Pectens to identify and correlate
Cenozoic marine clastic rocks in central and southern California. Ralph Arnold,
|С , L. & W. E. R Cleveland, Lorain and Wheeling Railroad. C. & M. R. R |
Cleveland and ... P. R. R Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railroad. C.
& N. W. R. R Chicago and ... R. R Central Vermont Railroad. O. & W. M. R. R
Chicago and ...
|These men had created the Central Pacific Railroad and rapidly gained control of |
the Southern Pacific; both railroads, by the late 1860s, sought routes through the
basin as part of their California networks. The Southern Pacific's plans were ...
|It was a major city when Oakland as a village, and Southern Pacific (originally |
Central Pacific) officials put their railroad cars on ferries and shipped them across
the bay. Southern Pacific owned most of the Oakland waterfront and showed little
|Crystals of quartz show in places along the central seam. ... About 25 miles south |
of Deming, on the Southern Pacific and Santa Fe railroad lines, and 10 miles
north of the Mexican boundary the small group of mountains known as the Tres ...
|... eastward, across the cornlands and thick tule swamps of Sacramento Valley, to |
where the Central Pacific railroad begins to climb the sides of the Sierras; and
northward, for what I know, the white head of Shasta looking down on Oregon.
|The gentle slope of the foothills, which is so pronounced in the region adjacent to |
the Central Pacific Railroad, changes decidedly north of Bear River and still more
north of Yuba River. The first rocks seen as one approaches the Sierra are ...