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Southern Pacific Railroad of California.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands

Southern Pacific Railroad of California.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Land grants,
  • Railroads,
  • California

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesForfeiture of land grant of Southern Pacific Railroad of California
    SeriesH.rp.2670
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15975147M

    Southern Pacific Railroad (of California) description, progress and business: with references to the financial condition of the company and the value of its first mortgage six per cent gold bonds. Main map shows western states and includes relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, township and ranges, counties, railroads, and proposed railroads. General map, at top of sheet, covers the United States and shows the railroad network. First section, the Central Pacific linked California with Ogden, Utah, in The merging of the Central with the Southern Pacific was the inspiration.

    Southern Pacific did not create Yosemite and Sequoia, but the railroad helped push through legislation to create them. -- Catellus Development Corp. Many of SP's land holdings were spun off in. The Southern Pacific Railroad was a major transportation force in northern California and regions of western Oregon from its construction beginning in the s until the Company was merged out of existence in Price: $

    The Southern Pacific's famed Shasta Route contains some of the finest examples of primitive main line mountain railway engineering. This operating history starts with the origins of this important rail link between San Francisco and Portland and continues to the present day. In , the Union Pacific Railroad bought 38% of Southern Pacific stock and took control of the company, but the Union Pacific was ultimately forced to divest these shares in by the U.S. Supreme Court in an anti-trust case.


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