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Some American settlers moved to new homes by railroad. Railroads were faster, less expensive, and healthier than overland travel by covered wagon. Railroads often organized immigrant trains to encourage settlement (and eventually business) along their routes.  
 
Some American settlers moved to new homes by railroad. Railroads were faster, less expensive, and healthier than overland travel by covered wagon. Railroads often organized immigrant trains to encourage settlement (and eventually business) along their routes.  
  
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United States  >  Migration  >  Railroads

Some American settlers moved to new homes by railroad. Railroads were faster, less expensive, and healthier than overland travel by covered wagon. Railroads often organized immigrant trains to encourage settlement (and eventually business) along their routes.

Transcontinental Railroads of the United States and Canada
Transcon-tinental Service Started Railroad Normal Route   Connecting Spike
1869

The First Transcontinental Railroad

Central Pacific + Union Pacific

Omaha, NE - Sacramento, CA Promontory Summit, UT
1881 Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe + Southern Pacific Chicago, IL - Los Angeles, CA Deming, NM
1881 Texas and Pacific + Southern Pacific St. Louis, MO - Los Angeles, CA Sierra Blanca, TX
1883 Southern Pacific New Orleans, LA - Sacramento, CA Pecos River, TX
1883 Northern Pacific Duluth, MN - Seattle, WA Gold Creek, MT
1885 Atlantic and 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


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