Monday, April 11, 2011

Water rights under the Pacific Railroad Acts

From: "Holly Bute"

... The Pacific Railroad Acts granted land and mineral rights to the respective railroads to construct railroads, but what about water rights? Were the railroads also granted specific water rights?

I am researching the CPRR claims to Truckee River Water rights and also rights to Newlands Project water. ...

—Holly Bute