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[[Image:Railroads of the Western USA.png|thumb|left|370px|Click this map to enlarge it.]] [[Image:Golden Spike.jpg|thumb|right|370px|Ceremony celebrating linking of the first transcontinental railroad, Promontory Summit, Utah.]] ''[[United States|United States ]] >  [[United States Migration Internal|Migration ]] >  [[US_Migration_Railroads|Railroads]]''  
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[[Image:Railroads of the Western USA.png|thumb|left|370px|Click this map to enlarge it.]] [[Image:Golden Spike.jpg|thumb|right|370px|Ceremony celebrating linking of the first transcontinental railroad, Promontory Summit, Utah.]] ''[[United States|United States ]] >  [[United States Migration Internal|Migration ]] >  [[US Migration Railroads|Railroads]]''  
  
 
Some American settlers moved to new homes by railroad:  
 
Some American settlers moved to new homes by railroad:  
  
*Union Pacific  
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{| width="745" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1" align="center"
*Southern Pacific
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|+ '''Transcontinental Railroads of North America'''
*Atcheson, Topeka, and Santa Fe<br><br>
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| width="9%" align="center" | '''Transcon-tinental Service Started'''
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| align="center" | '''Railroad'''
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| align="center" | '''Normal Route'''
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| align="center" | '''Last Spike at'''
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|-
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| width="9%" align="center" | 1869
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| Union Pacific + Central Pacific
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| Omaha, NE - Sacramento, CA
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| Promontory Summit, UT
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|-
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| width="9%" align="center" | 1882
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| Atchison, Topeka, &amp; Santa Fe + Southern Pacific
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| Chicago, IL - Los Angeles, CA
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| Deming, NM
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|-
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| width="9%" align="center" | 1883
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| Southern Pacific
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| New Orleans, LA - Sacramento, CA
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| Pecos River, TX
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|-
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| width="9%" align="center" | 1883
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| Northern Pacific
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| Duluth, MN
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| Gold Creek, MT
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|-
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| width="9%" align="center" | 1885
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| Atlantic &amp; Pacific
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| Albuquerque, NM - Los Angeles, CA
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|
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|-
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| width="9%" align="center" | 1885
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| Canadian Pacific
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| Halifax, NS - Vancouver, BC
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| Craigellachie, BC
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|-
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| width="9%" align="center" | 1893
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| Great Northern
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| Chicago, IL - Seattle, WA
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| Scenic, WA
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|-
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| width="9%" align="center" | 1925
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| Union Pacific (via Boise, ID)
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| Granger, WY - Portland, OR
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|}
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[[Category:US_Migration_Railroads|US_Migration_Railroads]] [[Category:Migration_Routes|Migration_Routes]] [[Category:United_States_Migration_Internal|United_States_Migration_Internal]]
 
[[Category:US_Migration_Railroads|US_Migration_Railroads]] [[Category:Migration_Routes|Migration_Routes]] [[Category:United_States_Migration_Internal|United_States_Migration_Internal]]

Revision as of 01:46, 3 July 2009

Click this map to enlarge it.
Ceremony celebrating linking of the first transcontinental railroad, Promontory Summit, Utah.
United States  >  Migration  >  Railroads

Some American settlers moved to new homes by railroad:

Transcontinental Railroads of North America
Transcon-tinental Service Started Railroad Normal Route Last Spike at
1869 Union Pacific + Central Pacific Omaha, NE - Sacramento, CA Promontory Summit, UT
1882 Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe + Southern Pacific Chicago, IL - Los Angeles, CA Deming, NM
1883 Southern Pacific New Orleans, LA - Sacramento, CA Pecos River, TX
1883 Northern Pacific Duluth, MN Gold Creek, MT
1885 Atlantic & Pacific Albuquerque, NM - Los Angeles, CA
1885 Canadian Pacific Halifax, NS - Vancouver, BC Craigellachie, BC
1893 Great Northern Chicago, IL - Seattle, WA Scenic, WA
1925 Union Pacific (via Boise, ID) Granger, WY - Portland, OR