Thursday, February 11, 2021

Central Pacific - Union Pacific Map Around Great Salt Lake

From: "Gordon Rowe"

I am doing research regarding the location of the Central Pacific and/or Union Pacific Railroad lines around the Northern extent of the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Specifically, I am looking for the map of definite location that was apparently filed by the railroad with the Secretary of Interior in 1917 pursuant to the 1864 Railroad Act. However, I've had trouble finding any map of the showing where the railroad ran prior to its abandonment. ...

—Gordon Rowe, Assistant Attorney General, Utah Office of the Attorney General, Natural Resources Division

ALTCounty and Township Map of Utah and Nevada
from Mitchell's New General Atlas, 1882, detail