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Will Congress preserve the national faith in its dealings with the Pacific railroad companies?

Lucius Eugene Chittenden

Will Congress preserve the national faith in its dealings with the Pacific railroad companies?

Extracts from the debates in Congress on the passage of the acts to secure the construction of a railroad to the Pacific ...

by Lucius Eugene Chittenden

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Published by Gibson Brothers in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pacific railroads.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPrepared by L.E. Chittenden.
    ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsYA 8959
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p.
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL176620M
    LC Control Numbera 13001668

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Will Congress preserve the national faith in its dealings with the Pacific railroad companies? by Lucius Eugene Chittenden Download PDF EPUB FB2

Will Congress preserve the national faith in its dealings with the Pacific Railroad Companies?: extracts from the debates in Congress on the passage of the acts to secure the construction of a railroad to the Pacific, with some suggestions upon the question whether the United States issued their bonds to the Pacific railway companies to promote and protect the national interests, and.

Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere. Will Congress preserve the national faith in its dealings with the Pacific railroad companies. Extracts from the debates in Congress on the passage of the acts to secure the construction of a railroad to the Pacific.

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Map of the proposed Northern Route for a railroad to the Pacific. Summary Outline map of the United States showing drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and names of states, with state population figures. Western states show topography by hachures.

Some major rail lines are shown in the northeastern states. Title Maps showing the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad and leased lines. Summary Special map shows the main line and land grant in Missouri and includes iron and lead regions; general map covers United States showing the railroad network with the main lines distinguished by color; created by Act of Congress, Jwith a land grant of 42 million acres; entry shows extent of.

On May 6, the House approved the Pacific Railroad bill by a vote of 79 to The fight then moved to the Senate, where Senators James Harlan and James W. Grimes of Iowa successfully pressured their legislative colleagues to adopt the northern terminus by threatening to recommit it to the Senate Committee on Public Lands, fortuitously chaired by James Harlan.

The book describes the rich history of the Union Pacific Railroad from to today. The book has excellent Color and Black and White photos of Union Pacific Domeliners like the City Of Los Angeles and City Of Portland as well as freight trains that display the american flag on the side of the diesel locomotives in the 21st Century/5(4).

The Pacific Railroad Acts of were a series of acts of Congress that promoted the construction of a "transcontinental railroad" (the Pacific Railroad) in the United States through authorizing the issuance of government bonds and the grants of land to railroad companies.

The War Department under then Secretary of War Jefferson Davis was authorized by the Enacted by: the 37th United States Congress. The Commissioners of the Pacific Union Railroad Company, incorporated by act of Congress, approved July 1,assembled at Chicago, in conformity with said act, on the 2d day of September, The Southern Pacific's grip over California industry and politics was finally smashed by muckraking journalists.

- Gov. Hiram Johnson personified the idealistic progressive spirit through his focus on "eliminating every private interest from government" and restoring power to the people.

The Atlantic and Pacific Railroad was a U.S. railroad that owned or operated two disjointed segments, one connecting St. Louis, Missouri with Tulsa, Oklahoma, and the other connecting Albuquerque, New Mexico with Southern was incorporated by the U.S.

Congress in as a transcontinental railroad connecting Springfield, Missouri and Van Buren, Arkansas Locale: Missouri to Oklahoma; New Mexico to.

Praised by the Chicago Tribune as "thoroughly and compellingly detailed history," Volumes I and II of Maury Klein's monumental history of the Union Pacific Railroad covered the years from Now the third and final volume brings the story of the Union Pacific--the oldest, largest, and most successful railroad of modern times--fully up to date.

How did the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroad companies profit from constructing the railroad. by selling railroad lines back to the government at a profit by owning businesses in the towns that developed along the railroad by building. Created by an act of Congress in and surviving intact as one of only seven Class I railroads in North America today, the Union Pacific is rightly considered by many to be the quintessential U.S.

railroad. Its history has featured key figures and events in the annals of railroading and affected all quarters of the American Midwest and. Start studying US History Test chapter 9. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Where did the Central Pacific Railroad hire many of its workers from. and since the same investors controlled both companies, the. From until merging with Union Pacific Railroad inthe Western Pacific was one of the West's most popular railroads. Attracting fans from all over the world, the WP's short but diverse route featured everything from urban industrial trackage in the thriving metropolis of the San Francisco Bay area to the scenic splendors and sleepy mountain communities of the famous.

Entry: Railroad Land Grants Author: Kansas Historical Society Author information: The Kansas Historical Society is a state agency charged with actively safeguarding and sharing the state's history.

Date Created: March Date Modified: March The author of this article is solely responsible for its content. Union Pacific recently was named to The World's Most Respected Companies list compiled by Barron's.

Ranked No. 19 out of the world's largest publicly traded companies, Union Pacific was rated by participants asked to select one of four statements reflecting their view of each company, ranging from "highly respect" to "don't respect.".

By-Laws. OF THE. CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY. OF CALIFORNIA. Fiscal and Business Year. Section 1. The fiscal and business year of this company shall commence on the first day of January, and terminate on the last day of December in each year, and shall be divided into four business periods, or quarters, each terminating on the last days of March, June.

Nothing Like It in the World is the story of the men who built the transcontinental railroad -- the investors who risked their businesses and money; the enlightened politicians who understood its importance; the engineers and surveyors who risked, and lost, their lives; and the Irish and Chinese immigrants, the defeated Confederate soldiers.

Rept. ,Volume 1 - DEVELOPMENTS IN AGING: and VOLUME 1 th Congress (). Oregon & C. decided by the Supreme Court of the United States and reported in U.

28, 44 L.20 Sup. Rep.with this difference,—that the defendant, the Northern Pacific Railroad Company, is the grantee of both the grants of land, the overlapping portions of which are the subject of the controversy herein, and.

The Costa Rica Subsidy to the Panama Railroad Company to be Withdrawn New Atlantic and Pacific Railroad in Contemplation. The Congress of. UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD COMPANY. The Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) came into existence in response to the widely held belief, fully formed by the s, that the United States needed a rail link between its older, eastern states and the distant but rapidly growing states of the far west.

Various proposals were made for northern, southern, and central routes but. July 1, - President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill into law authorizing the construction of a transcontinental railroad.

The issue of “internal improvements” had been debated in Congress ever since the nation’s founding, particularly in regards to transportation.

Congress had been deadlocked for a decade over whether to fund a railroad running to the. PACIFIC RAILROAD AND TELEGRAPH. _____ AUG Mr. DENVER, from the Select Committee, submitted the following. REPORT. The Select Committee to which was referred the bill to provide for the establishment of railroad and telegraphic communication between the Atlantic States and the Pacific ocean, and for other purposes, beg leave to make.

There were many challenges to building the railroad east from Sacramento, CA. The first, and most difficult challenge for both companies building the transcontinental railroad, was the Sierra Nevada mountains.

But even before they could make it to. an case in which the Supreme Court upheld states’ regulation of railroads for the benefit of farmers and consumers, thus establishing the right of government to regulate private industry to serve the public interest.

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The Credit Mobilier of America; Its Origin and History, Its Work of Constructing the Union Pacific Railroad and the Relation of Members of. Mr. Ackman, whose Pershing Square Capital Management LP is the railroad's largest shareholder with a % stake, had blamed Mr.

Green and other former board members for Canadian Pacific's lagging Author: Ben Dummett. Congress). Guidelines for Evaluating and Documenting Properties takeover of the St. Paul and Pacific Railroad, and since the nomination in its present form. The Book of Wood was completed over about a six month period in.

" (Liv-ingston, ) 6 • • •. The Public Lands granted by the United States to the Northern Pacific Railroad Company under its charter July 2,amounted to 12, acres to the mile of track in the States of Minnesota and Oregon, acres per mile in the intermediate Territories.

Technological innovations in communication and transportation were making the nation known and conquered. Unrestricted competition was the rule of the day. With the completion of the Union Pacific Railroad inthe West and all of its natural resources — for ranching, mining, timber and farming — opened on a gigantic scale.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. This collection of personnel files from the Northern Pacific Railway Company in Minnesota includes company correspondence, job history, salary and promotion documents, leaves of absence, and more.

This is a collection of employment records from railroad companies operating in California between and It includes payrolls, seniority. James Gillespie Blaine (Janu – Janu ) was an American statesman and Republican politician who represented Maine in the U.S.

House of Representatives from toserving as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from toand then in the United States Senate from to Children: 7, including Walker.

Brainerd owes its existence to Northern Pacific Railroad The city owes its existence and much of its importance to the Northern Pacific Railway.

Before it was decided that the railroad would come to the area, there was no Brainerd and no thought of a settlement here. The railroad brought mechanics, laborers and merchants. Tehachapa Pass, by way of Los Angeles, to the Texas Pacific railroad at or near the Colorado river, with the same rights, grants, and privileges, and subject to the same limitations, restrictions and conditions as were granted to said Southern Pacific Railroad Company of California, by the act of July twenty-seven, eighteen hundred and sixty-six.

In Congress passed the Pacific Railway Act, which designated the 32nd parallel as the initial transcontinental route and gave huge grants of lands for rights-of-way.

The act was an effort to aid in the construction of a railroad and telegraph line from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean and to secure the use of that line to the. The President of Union Pacific Praises the Railroads. This excerpt from Sidney Dillon's article "The West and the Railroads," from an issue of The North American Review, credits the railroad with the growth and positive transformation of the American president of the Union Pacific Railway Company, Dillon dismisses criticisms of railroad .Union Pacific Railroad employs more t people, ser customers and generates annual operating revenue of about $20 billion.

From throughthe railroad spent more than.