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U.S. Transcontinental Railroad: Central Pacific and Union Pacific

The Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the United States were linked by transcontinental railroad after the end of the American Civil War. Completed in 1869, the railroad linked Iowa with San Francisco. It was completed by three railroad companies, the two best known being Central Pacific and Union Pacific. Although it linked California with the […]

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