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Salt Lake Bees to commemorate Transcontinental Railroad

SportsLogos.net - May 14, 2019

From 1863 to 1869, three private companies built 1,912 miles of continuous rail, creating the First Transcontinental Railroad across the United States. While the Central Pacific Railroad Company started in Sacramento and started working eastward (continuing track that the Western Pacific Railroad Company laid from San Francisco Bay to Sacramento), the Union Pacific started in Omaha, Nebraska, where the US’s eastern railroads ended and started working westward.

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