Sunday, June 01, 2008

Construction cost of the transcontinental railroad?

I was wondering how much the transcontinental railroad cost.

2 Comments:

Blogger CPRR Discussion Group said...

One estimate of the cost to build the transcontinental railroad is $46,989,320 for the Central Pacific Railroad, plus $77,559,370.61 for the Union Pacific Railroad, for a total of $124,548,691.

6/01/2008 7:11 PM  
Blogger CPRR Discussion Group said...

Of course, the dollar amounts would need to be adjusted for inflation.

6/01/2008 7:18 PM  

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