ages of the railroad

ages of the railroad
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  • The ages of the Railroad 
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  • Transcontinental Railroad
  • Union Pacific 
  • Time Zones 
  • The first transcontinental railroad was finished on May 10, 1869, when the Union Pacific met the Central Pacific at Promontory in Utah Territory. The era was also one of rapid industrialization and technological innovation.
  • George Pullman 
  • i am George Pullman 
  • Continuous train route of 1,912 miles that crossed the U.S. The union pacific built it from the east and the west pacific built from the west. They met at promontory summit Utah at 1869. 
  • Credit Mobilier 
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  • eastern, central, mountain , and pacific. 
  • Interstate commerce Act 
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  • made specialized railroad cars that were built for ultra comfort. Put his factory in the middle of no where. and built a small city for his workers. 
  • consists of construction company stockholder, and representatives 
  • Here you go. 
  • Gave the federal government the right to supervise railroad activities and establishes the interstate commerce commission. companies continues to resist and it never really took effect. In 1893, a depression struck and railroads were taken over by financial firms 
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