US Migration Railroads

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Ceremony celebrating linking of the first transcontinental railroad, Promontory Summit, Utah.
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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 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