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Today in History (Jan 31, 2012)

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  • Malcolm Cleaveland
    1855 Western railroads blocked by snow I know the practice of giving land to the RRs began in earnest in the 1850s. But since the transcon didn t get
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 1, 2012
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      "1855 Western railroads blocked by snow"

      I know the practice of giving land to the RRs began in earnest in the
      1850s. But since the transcon didn't get completed until 1869, does anyone
      know which RRs these were?

      CheerZ,
      -- Malcolm Z
    • Kevin Brady
      Hi Malcolm,all, Does this help? http://www.landandfreedom.org/ushistory/us13.htm Kev ... -- Dr. Dirt s Weathering Service [Non-text portions of this message
      Message 2 of 2 , Feb 1, 2012
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        Hi Malcolm,all,
        Does this help?

        http://www.landandfreedom.org/ushistory/us13.htm

        Kev

        On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 12:35 PM, Malcolm Cleaveland <mcleavel@...>wrote:

        > **
        >
        >
        > "1855 Western railroads blocked by snow"
        >
        > I know the practice of giving land to the RRs began in earnest in the
        > 1850s. But since the transcon didn't get completed until 1869, does anyone
        > know which RRs these were?
        >
        > CheerZ,
        > -- Malcolm Z
        >
        >
        >



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