Transcontinental Railroad & Promontory Point

Transcontinental Railroad & Promontory Point

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  • Transcontinental Railroad and Promontory Point
  • Our company is lucky we get to build the railroad on flat plain, while the other company has to build the railroad on the Rocky Mountains
  • Ugh! Why do we have to build the railroad on the Rocky Mountains while the other company gets to build it on the flat plains.
  • Thank goodness it took FOREVER to build the railroad that would be used for transporting goods and transportation!
  • Union Pacific Railroad Company built westward from Missouri River, near the Iowa-Nebraska border. 
  • Why are you guys complaining? It is not like you guys have to move reservations and give up your culture to please someone else´s wishes or get killed trying to do what is right.
  •  Central Pacific Railroad Company start building in Sacramento and continue east across the Sierra Nevada
  • May 10, 1869, Promontory, Utah. Meeting point of the two companies.
  • While in Native American territory
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