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Some American settlers moved to new homes by railroad:  
 
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| width="9%" align="center" | '''Transcon-tinental Service Started'''  
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| align="center" | '''Normal Route'''  
 
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| align="center" | '''Last Spike at'''
 
| align="center" | '''Last Spike at'''
 
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| width="9%" align="center" | 1869  
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| align="center" width="9%" | 1869  
 
| Union Pacific + Central Pacific  
 
| Union Pacific + Central Pacific  
 
| Omaha, NE - Sacramento, CA  
 
| Omaha, NE - Sacramento, CA  
 
| Promontory Summit, UT
 
| Promontory Summit, UT
 
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|-
| width="9%" align="center" | 1882  
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| align="center" width="9%" | 1882  
 
| Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe + Southern Pacific  
 
| Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe + Southern Pacific  
 
| Chicago, IL - Los Angeles, CA  
 
| Chicago, IL - Los Angeles, CA  
 
| Deming, NM
 
| Deming, NM
 
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|-
| width="9%" align="center" | 1883  
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| align="center" width="9%" | 1883  
 
| Southern Pacific  
 
| Southern Pacific  
 
| New Orleans, LA - Sacramento, CA  
 
| New Orleans, LA - Sacramento, CA  
 
| Pecos River, TX
 
| Pecos River, TX
 
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|-
| width="9%" align="center" | 1883  
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| align="center" width="9%" | 1883  
 
| Northern Pacific  
 
| Northern Pacific  
| Duluth, MN - Seattle, WA<br>  
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| Duluth, MN - Seattle, WA<br>
 
| Gold Creek, MT
 
| Gold Creek, MT
 
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|-
| width="9%" align="center" | 1885  
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| align="center" width="9%" | 1885  
 
| Atlantic &amp; Pacific  
 
| Atlantic &amp; Pacific  
 
| Albuquerque, NM - Los Angeles, CA  
 
| Albuquerque, NM - Los Angeles, CA  
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| <br>
 
|-
 
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| width="9%" align="center" | 1885  
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| align="center" width="9%" | 1885  
 
| Canadian Pacific  
 
| Canadian Pacific  
 
| Halifax, NS - Vancouver, BC  
 
| Halifax, NS - Vancouver, BC  
 
| Craigellachie, BC
 
| Craigellachie, BC
 
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|-
| width="9%" align="center" | 1893  
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| align="center" width="9%" | 1893  
 
| Great Northern  
 
| Great Northern  
 
| Chicago, IL - Seattle, WA  
 
| Chicago, IL - Seattle, WA  
 
| Scenic, WA
 
| Scenic, WA
 
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|-
| width="9%" align="center" | 1925  
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| align="center" width="9%" | 1925  
 
| Union Pacific (via Boise, ID)  
 
| Union Pacific (via Boise, ID)  
 
| Granger, WY - Portland, OR  
 
| Granger, WY - Portland, OR  
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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 13:31, 3 July 2009

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Ceremony celebrating linking of the first transcontinental railroad, Promontory Summit, Utah, 1869.
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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 - Seattle, WA
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