A train route across the United States, finished in 1869. It was the project of two railroad companies: the Union Pacific built from the east, and the Central Pacific built from the west. The two lines met in Utah. The Central Pacific laborers were predominantly Chinese, and the Union Pacific laborers predominantly Irish. Both groups often worked under harsh conditions.
Then there was that amazing by-product of the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad.
The most remarkable fact about the transcontinental railroad was how well Americans understood its purpose, and its benefits.
Ryder was the man he hit the hardest when he enjoined his transcontinental railroad.
The crying need of the country was a feeder to some transcontinental railroad.
Such was the man who was the real power behind the Southern and transcontinental railroad.
Doubleday had had a chain of eating houses on the line, as Belle termed the transcontinental railroad.
This was Park Stanley, charged at that time with the construction of the first transcontinental railroad.
So she has given herself to the development of transcontinental railroad projects.
This man had worked up from messenger boy to a position next to the president in one of the transcontinental railroad systems.
He had boiled his coffee down by the stockyards in every sizable town on every transcontinental railroad in America.