Tuesday, October 11, 2016

"Legendary locomotive coming to Cozad Friday"

"Legendary locomotive coming to Cozad Friday", © Lexington Clipper-Herald, October 10, 2016. (News Article)

"Union Pacific will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the railroad reaching Cozad, Nebraska, at a community celebration on Friday, Oct. 14 [2016]. ... by crossing the 100th meridian line ... near Cozad on Oct. 6, 1866, Union Pacific was guaranteed the right to continue westward construction, as stipulated in the Pacific Railway Act of 1862. ... marked with a 100th meridian sign that still stands today. ... " [More]

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