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=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
  
The [[Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway|Santa Fe Railroad]] made arrangements that led to the [[Atlantic and Pacific Railroad|Atlantic and Pacific Railroad]] being built from Albuquerque, [[Portal:New Mexico|New Mexico]]&nbsp;to Flagstaff, [[Portal:Arizona|Arizona]], to Los Angeles, [[Portal:California|California]]&nbsp;in 1885, and to eventual takeover of those tracks.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Atlantic and Pacific Railroad" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Atlantic_and_Pacific_Railroad (accessed 5 July 2009).</ref> These tracks became the main route from Albuquerque to Los Angeles for the [[Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway|Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway]].  
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The [[Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway|Santa Fe Railroad]] made arrangements that led to the [[Atlantic_and_Pacific_Railroad|Atlantic and Pacific Railroad]] being built from Albuquerque, [[Portal:New Mexico|New Mexico]]&nbsp;to Flagstaff, [[Portal:Arizona|Arizona]], to Los Angeles, [[Portal:California|California]]&nbsp;in 1885, and to eventual takeover of those tracks.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Atlantic and Pacific Railroad" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Atlantic_and_Pacific_Railroad (accessed 5 July 2009).</ref> These tracks became the main route from Albuquerque to Los Angeles for the [[Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway|Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway]].  
  
 
=== Route  ===
 
=== Route  ===
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*Winslow, Arizona  
 
*Winslow, Arizona  
 
*Flagstaff, Arizona  
 
*Flagstaff, Arizona  
*Needles, [[Portal:California|California]]
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*Needles, [[Portal:California|California]]  
 
*Barstow, California  
 
*Barstow, California  
*Los Angeles, California
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*Los Angeles, California<ref>"File:Santa Fe Route Map 1891.jpg" in Wikipedia contributors, "Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atchison,_Topeka_and_Santa_Fe_Railway (accessed 7 July 2009).</ref>
  
 
=== Settlers and Records  ===
 
=== Settlers and Records  ===

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History

The Santa Fe Railroad made arrangements that led to the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad being built from Albuquerque, New Mexico to Flagstaff, Arizona, to Los Angeles, California in 1885, and to eventual takeover of those tracks.[1] These tracks became the main route from Albuquerque to Los Angeles for the Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe Railway.

Route

The western branch of the Atlantic and Pacific Railroad route from east to west included:

Settlers and Records

Settlers along this route were most likely from Midwestern states like Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, or Colorado. They would have settled in New Mexico, Arizona, or California.

No known passenger records for the Atlantic and Pacific or Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe railroad exist.

Internet Link

Wikipedia - Atantic and Pacific Railroad - history

Sources

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Atlantic and Pacific Railroad" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Atlantic_and_Pacific_Railroad (accessed 5 July 2009).
  2. "File:Santa Fe Route Map 1891.jpg" in Wikipedia contributors, "Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atchison,_Topeka_and_Santa_Fe_Railway (accessed 7 July 2009).