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To authorize construction of a bridge by the Lake Superior and Pacific Railroad Company.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce

To authorize construction of a bridge by the Lake Superior and Pacific Railroad Company.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pacific Railroad Company,
  • Bridges,
  • Railroads

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAuthorizing Lake Superior and Pacific Railroad Company to construct bridge
    SeriesH.rp.1363
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination1 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16007794M

      In the sod was turned in Fort William for the construction of the Lake Superior Branch Line of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Sir Wilfrid Laurier did the honours. History Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Minneapolis Railroad. The railroad that became the Milwaukee Road began as the Milwaukee and Waukesha Railroad in Wisconsin, whose goal was to link the developing Lake Michigan port City of Milwaukee with the Mississippi company incorporated in , but changed its name to the Milwaukee and Mississippi Railroad in before construction . The author makes a good case that majority ownership by the Canadian Pacific, although at times providing the cash to survive, in the long run sealed its fate by the parent company's favorable treatment of the Soo Line, a competitor of the DSS&A, especially for bridge traffic between Duluth/Superior and Sault Ste. s:


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Lake Superior & Pacific RailRoad was incorporated under Minnesota law in by George J. Mallory, Henry H. Myers, Jacob R. Myers, Fredrick W. Payne, and Alonzo J. Whiteman to build a railway from a point along the shore of Lake Superior to a point along the shore of the Pacific Ocean.

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William Milnor Roberts (Febru in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – J in Soledad, Brazil) was an American civil s was one of the most prolific and prominent civil engineer of his generation in the United States.

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Duluth’s first railroad, the Lake Superior & Mississippi (LS&M), began construction in in St. Paul. It was designed as a portage railway to connect the Twin Cities to the Northern Pacific (NP). Jay Cooke was heavily invested in both concerns. Both Duluth and Superior wanted the railroad, knowing that it would bring success to the city in.

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During the winter, a bridge. Sault Ste. Marie Bridge Company; owned jointly by the New Jersey Bridge Construction Company; The Duluth, South Shore & Atlantic Railway Company and Canadian Pacific Railway Company, joint control by the Soo Line obtained through control of the New Jersey Bridge Construction Company.

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The Western Pacific Railroad now belongs to the same company, and is miles in length; Oakland being the southern terminus, and three miles from San Francisco. A new pier, feet long, and other works, are in course of construction, which will bring the railroad down to the shore of the bay, and enable passengers to embark at once on.

The chilled air buzzes with anticipation in the December afternoon gathering at the railroad tracks between the edge of town and Lake Superior. Christmas music belts out of boom boxes set behind old rail cars, part of the township’s railway museum.InPresident Abraham Lincoln signed the Northern Pacific Railroad Land Grant, the largest of the railroad land grants in American history.

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