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The first transcontinental railroad was completed when the rails of the Union Pacific, reaching westward from Omaha, Nebraska, and those of the Central Pacific Railroad, reaching eastward from Sacramento, California were joined, completing the coast-to-coast connection.
The telegraph signaled a waiting nation: Hart documented the CPRR construction. Did you know that punched railroad tickets were the forerunners of computers?
The Central Pacific company had thirty locomotives gayly decked ranged on the city front, and at the signal of a gun announcing the driving of the last spike on the road the locomotives opened a chorus of whistles, and all the bells and steam whistles in the city joined. Russell View at Promontory Summit.
Courtesy National Park Service. Right A practical mountain route for the rail line was first conceived and surveyed by Dutch Flat, California gold prospector and drugstore owner Dr.
Strong and engineer, Theodore Dehone Judahwho obtained the financial backing of the California group and won federal support in the form of the Pacific Railroad Actsigned in by former railroad lawyer Abraham Lincoln. Watkins View at Cape Horn.
Courtesy Royal Geographical Society. Left [ More Watkins ] Government bondsrequired to be repaid after completion of construction, were issued to the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroad Companies as they completed construction milestones, and they were granted sizable parcels of land along the entire length of the track as an added incentive, placing the CPRR and UPRR in competition — a race to the finish at an undetermined meeting point.
To meet its manpower needs, the Central Pacific hired thousands of Chinese laborersincluding many recruited from farms in Canton. The crew had the formidable task of laying the track crossing California's rugged Sierra Nevada mountain range and had to blast fifteen tunnels to accomplish this.
The crew of the Union Pacific, which was composed largely of Irish immigrants and Civil War veterans, had to contend with Indian attacks and the Rocky Mountains. On May 10,after completing 1, miles4, feet 2, Courtesy Martin Gregor and Bruce C. Locomotive on Turntable detail of A.
Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. As second in command of the most formidable engineering project of the 19th century, Lewis M.
Clement was in charge of locating and constructing the first transcontinental railroad over California's Sierra Nevada Mountains, including blasting the Summit Tunnel through 1, feet of solid granite using black power, and building 40 miles of Snowsheds to keep the track clear during winter blizzards.The PhD in Creative Writing falls within the category of ‘Creative and Performing Arts’, which permits the thesis to take the form of a portfolio of original works, to be accompanied by a commentary, placing the portfolio in its intellectual context.
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