California state archives 1865. Sacramento to nevada state line mc1 11 3.
Central branch union pacific railroad from wikipedia the free encyclopedia map showing the central branch and eastern division both yellow meeting near clay center kansas the central branch union pacific railroad was a railroad in the u s.
Map of central pacific railroad
. 1871 courtesy of barry lawrence ruderman antique maps inc lo. Map of the line of the western division of the central pacific railroad mc1 11 5. California secretary of state records. Congress in 1862 to build a railroad eastwards from sacramento california to complete the western part of the first transcontinental railroad in north america.
Colton map of the union pacific railroad and connections c. When the two railroads met at promontory summit utah on may 10 1869 the country was finally linked with ribbons of steel thus opening the west to commerce trade and. Incorporated in 1861 cprr ceased operation in 1885 when it was acquired by southern pacific railroad as a leased line. Map of north america published in london in 1745 by r w.
Seale showing california as an island. Shows drainage relief by hachures state boundaries place names and some trails in the western half of the map. Following the completion of the pacific railroad surveys in 1855 several national proposals to build a transcontinental railroad failed. Map of the central portion of the united states showing the lines of the proposed pacific railroads.
The central pacific railroad cprr was a rail company chartered by u s. Te location cprr uprr ut utah find lucin terrace matlin kelton monument rozel promontory summit point corrine brigham bonneville union junction ogden. Map detail from central pacific railroad timetable effective sunday july 9 1871. California secretary of state records.
Strip map of the united states between 36 degrees and 47 degrees north latitude. They are best remembered for having built part of the first american transcontinental rail line the line was first conceived and surveyed by an engineer theodore dehone judah who obtained the financial backing of the california group and won federal support in the form of the. Central pacific railroad map central pacific railroad. Watkins 1829 1916 was an american photographer of the 19th.
Central pacific railroad map. Map of the central pacific railroad of california from the 39th to the 98th mile inclusive showing connections with the u s. Map of lewis and clark s track across the western portion of north america from the mississippi to the pacific. Map of the alignment for the central pacific railroad.
From an operational standpoint the central pacific railroad cp disappeared long ago and existed as a separate corporate entity only briefly before joining the southern pacific. Huntington leland stanford mark hopkins and charles crocker. Map of the central pacific railroad and its connections published in the california mail bag san francisco news letter and california advertiser vol. However it holds an important place in american history by helping establish the transcontinental railroad in conjunction with the union pacific.
Central pacific railroad american railroad company founded in 1861 by a group of california merchants known later as the big four collis p. California state archives sacramento ca united states. This is an original antique map of the route of the central pacific railroad that is illustrated with 24 images of the west primarily of california and nevada several of which are based on the work of celebrated american naturalist photographer carleton watkins.
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