Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum
Can you please tell me how long it took to ride across the Transcontinental Railway?
posted from CPRR Discussion Group at 11:49 AM
"There are six days and five nights to be spent on the railroad between Chicago and San Francisco ... "Timetable
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But extended travel delays could occur.
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From: "Morgan Cooley-Hall" email@example.comHow long would it take to travel all the way on the Transcontinental Railroad?
"Within five years of Abraham Lincoln's signing the Pacific Railroad Act, advertisements could offer 'San Francisco to New York — 6 Days and 20 Hours,' a far cry from the hundred days required to sail around the coast of South America or cross the isthmus of Panama on foot."
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