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VoL XIII, No.3 Colonization of Northern Pacific Railroad Maps and documents descriptive of the railroad and govern-ment lands along the line of the road were to be published in the language of people of all nationalities.5 These were to be dis-tributed by general and special agencies of the company through-. Northern Pacific President, Henry Villard, postponed the formal opening of the line until September 8 when he organized a grand ceremony to honor this triumph over nature and financial adversity. The celebration at Gold Creek, Montana Territory, on September 8, , was the most elaborate ceremony ever staged to honor the completion of a railroad. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. (Chapter CV. pp. ) COMPLETION OF THE PACIFIC RAILROAD.— Spikes of the Richest Gold and a Hammer of Pure Silver Used in Laying the Last Rail.—The Blows of the Sledge Telegraphed to All the Great Cities.—The Wide Continent Spanned with Iron from the Farthest East to the Golden Gate.—Junction of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.—Seven Days .
It was one of two Northern Pacific facilities for the production of railroad ties–the second plant was on the eastern end of the line in Brainerd, Minnesota. The brick midth century passenger station and office is a physical indicator of the importance of the Paradise operations to the Northern Pacific. Excursionists on the Union Pacific Railroad -- The Car Works and Machine Shops in Omaha -- A Glimpse of Mormon Immigrants. From Our Own Correspondent. Cheyenne, . The Transcontinental Railroad unified the United States. On , the presidents of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads meet in Promontory, Utah, and drive a ceremonial last. Books at Amazon. The Books homepage helps you explore Earth's Biggest Bookstore without ever leaving the comfort of your couch. Here you'll find current best sellers in books, new releases in books, deals in books, Kindle .
Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This classic view commemorates the completion of the Northern Pacific Railroad (left) transcontinental line in as it ran from St. Paul, Minnesota to Tacoma by way of Portland. (Special Collections, University of Washington, negative #) Logging railroad, (below). (Special Collections, University of Washington, neg. #). The Toppenish Washington railroad depot, built by the Northern Pacific Railway in , served as the transportation center of the community until Today, this depot serves as the center point of a rich NP collection, including steam locomotives and , a wide range of rolling stock and collectibles being preserved and restored by. The Northern Pacific Railroad Completion Site is the location of the golden spike ceremony for the completion of the Northern Pacific Railway in The site is located near Gold Creek in Powell County, Montana off of Interst approximately 59 miles (95 km) southeast of Missoula and 40 miles (64 km) west of nates: 46°33′03″N °51′36″W / .