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Episode 22 - Union Pacific And Central Pacific Railroad

Episode 22 - Union Pacific And Central Pacific Railroad

Broadcast: 1935
Added: Jan 29 2013

Frontier Fightersdevoted sons and ardour champions of those daring deeds which brought fame and fortune to the West. One of the most thrilling efforts in the history of the West and South West was the magnificent achievement of spanning the continent by the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads behind this great epic feat there as a pitched battle of men fighting feverishly against time, the elements and Indians and for the formative years this great saga of sweat and steal was boisterously chattered against the background of the civil war.

One night before the fall of Vicksburg, Colonel Grenville Dodge was suddenly ordered to Washington, the business was marked’ urgent’; the signature was that of Abraham Lincoln...