TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD

A faster way to a better life

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A train route across the United States, finished in 1869. It was the project of two railroad companies: the Union Pacific built from the east, and the Central Pacific built from the west. The two lines met in Utah.

Famous Quotes

railroad iron is a magician’s rod, in its power to evoke the sleeping energies of land and water.-Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)