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Central Pacific & the Southern Pacific Railroads

Lucius Morris Beebe

Central Pacific & the Southern Pacific Railroads

by Lucius Morris Beebe

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Howell-North in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central Pacific Railroad.,
  • Southern Pacific Railroad.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith 121 photographs by Richard Steinheimer.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20351561M

    Central Pacific Railroad construction in the 's. Stereoviews, engravings, maps, and documents are treasures of western Americana that illustrate the history of the first transcontinental railroad, built from Sacramento, California over the Sierra Nevada mountains, the to end of track at the Golden Spike Ceremony at Promontory, Utah where the rails were joined on with the Union. A scrapbook with page typed report (carbon copy) and black and white photographs. Cover marked: "Report by Wm. H. Holabird, along the line of the Cananea, Rio Yaqui & Pacific Railroad, Southern Pacific concession, West Coast of Mexico, April and.

      Shortly after the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Point, Utah, on , James Strobridge — the construction foreman of the Central Pacific Railroad . In Henry T. Williams' The Pacific tourist - Williams' illustrated trans-continental guide of travel, from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean published in , the Big Four was replaced by the Five Associates or Representative Men of the Central Pacific Railroad, with Charles Crocker's older brother Judge Edwin B. Crocker (), who served as the CPRR attorney from to , added.

    Find a huge variety of new & used Southern Pacific Railroad Company books online including bestsellers & rare titles at the best prices. Shop Southern Pacific Railroad Company books at Alibris. This book is a pictorial anthology of used steam locomotives purchased by the Southern Pacific Railroad, supplemented by historical information and technical specifications. Class MM-3, B-1, Mk, and MK steam locomotives are featured. Soft cover. more».


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Brian Solomon points out in his book, "Southern Pacific Railroad," the CP initially received little funding from the successful "Big Four" and by had just 35 miles opened to Auburn. Afterwards, the pace quickened and they eventually did contribute a substantial.

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