The great race to promontory after the completion of the transcontinental railroad communities all along the backbone of the western u s. 1896 rand mcnally wall map of the united states w union pacific railroad at geographicus rare antique maps antique maps of the united states.
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Union pacific railroad up rr system map you are bidding on a rare extra large original 11 1 2 x18 antique 102 year old railroad system map showing the railroad system of the historic union pacific.
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. Union pacific railroad timeline explore a list of critical dates that tell the story of the railroad s 150 year history. Union pacific is the largest railroad in north america covering 23 states across the western two thirds of the united states. Directors of the union pacific railroad gather on the 100th meridian which later became cozad nebraska approximately 250 miles 400 km west of omaha nebraska territory in october 1866. Major track renewal projects locations where maintenance work may impact.
See how the railroad winds throughout the west in this map from the pages of trains magazine. It was incorporated by an act of the u s. History of the union pacific logo. States west of chicago and new orleans.
Union pacific railroad company company that extended the american railway system to the pacific coast. In 1890 the railroad formed a subsidiary known as the union pacific denver gulf railway. Gallery of authentic historic and rare maps of the united states from the colonial era to the 19th century. Maps of the union pacific current public up maps.
This massive entity provided connections from dallas fort worth texas to orin junction wyoming linking cities such as denver pueblo cheyenne amarillo and others along the way via a north south routing. See the scans the date is printed on the map. Rare map for sale. The union pacific railroad reporting marks up upp upy legally union pacific railroad company and simply union pacific is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8 300 locomotives over 32 200 miles 51 800 km routes in 23 u s.
Union pacific operates along much of the original transcontinental railroad route between sacramento calif and omaha neb but it s routes also connect every state from the mississippi river to the pacific ocean. Congress on july 1 1862. The train in the background awaits the party of eastern capitalists newspapermen and other prominent figures invited by the railroad executives. The original rail line was built westward 1 006 miles 1 619 km from omaha nebraska to meet the central pacific which was being built eastward from sacramento california.
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