The Separation of the Central Pacific and the Southern Pacific Railroads

The Separation of the Central Pacific and the Southern Pacific Railroads : A Plain Statement of the Facts (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Separation of the Central Pacific and the Southern Pacific Railroads: A Plain Statement of the Facts During this period, 1901 to 1912, a great deal of work was done on the Southern Pa cific and Central Pacific lines. New The Lucin cut-off across Great Construction Salt Lake was built; the shops at Sparks, Nevada, were con structed; many line changes and double tracking, both in Nevada and California, were completed or contracted to be built. The line from Benicia to Sacramento was double tracked. New steel bridges were built over the Sacramento and American Rivers. The Dumbarton cut-off was constructed; the line between Tracy and Sacramento was double tracked; the gauge of the line from Alameda to Santa Cruz via San Jose was widened. A road was constructed from Sacramento to Walnut Grove. The Weed lumber road was purchased and extended through Klamath Falls to Kirk; the line from Natron to Oak Ridge was built. The suburban lines on the east side of the Bay of San Francisco were electrified. The line from Fernley, Nevada, to Westwood, California, was constructed. All of this work was done while the Union Pacific controlled the Central Pacific. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 22 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0243097077
  • 9780243097074