CALIFORNIA. NEW YORK. Deposit of 5% First Mortgage Bond, printer proof. black. Printed on thick paper. Vignette of a train. Office of Speyer & Co., New York. The first transcontinental railroad was constructed between 1863 and 1869 by 3 companies. The Central Pacific RR Co. of California constructed 690 miles east from Sacramento to Promontory Summmit, Utah Territory. The Western Pacific RRR Co. built 132 miles and the Union Pacific RR built 1085 miles. The Central Pacific President was Leland Stanford, the man who ceremonially tapped the 'Golden Spike' at Promontory Summit onMay 10, 1869.
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