Condensed history of the construction of the Union Pacific Railway
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Condensed history of the construction of the Union Pacific Railway Also some important facts later on. by Joseph Nichols

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Published by Klopp, Bartlett & Co., printers in Omaha .
Written in English


  • Union Pacific Railroad Company.

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Edition Notes

StatementCompiled by Joseph Nichols, ass"t record clerk U.P. system.
SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 391, no. 3895.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 leaves, 9-192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15441061M

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Condensed history of the construction of the Union Pacific railway. Also some important facts later on. Founded July 1, , when President Lincoln signed the Pacific Railway Act, Union Pacific has been building America for more than years. Starting with the construction of the first transcontinental railroad, surviving the country's multiple economic crises, supporting America's military men and women through conflicts and forging forward to overcome hurricanes, floods and droughts, Union. After Gould's death, the Union Pacific Railway slipped and declared bankruptcy during the Panic of In , a new Union Pacific Railroad (UP) was formed and absorbed the Union Pacific Railway, this new railroad reverted to the original Union Pacific name of the original company but now pronounced "Railroad" and not "Rail Road".. E. H. Harriman bought the line cheaply, and made it . The Kansas Pacific Railway and the Denver Pacific Railroad people were insistent and with no little degree of correctness that under the original Charter the Union Pacific Railroad was compelled to accept business from all connections,—but the terms thereof were not fixed and instead of accepting a division based on the mileage of the.

  In , the Central Pacific and the Union Pacific Railroad Companies began building a transcontinental railroad that would link the United States from east to . (title continued) ” Its Projectors, Construction and History” The story of the Union Pacific Railroad. Chapter headings are: 1. The Project and its Projectors, 2. The Proposition in Congress, 3. Mostly Financial, 4. Commencement of the Work, 5. Progress Made, 6. Indian Troubles during Construction, 7. The Builders, 8. Completion of the.   Mid July — The first locomotive was operated on Union Pacific. (Condensed History of the Construction of the Union Pacific Railway, by Joseph Nichols, , pages ; Google Books) (Research in Omaha newspapers will better indentify the first day of operation.). Union Pacific Railroad Company, company that extended the American railway system to the Pacific Coast; it was incorporated by an act of the U.S. Congress on July 1, The original rail line was built westward 1, miles (1, km) from Omaha, Nebraska, to meet the Central Pacific, which was being built eastward from Sacramento, California.