Central Pacific Railroad

CPRR Telegram
December, 1863

Mr. Crocker -

We discovered that Collis Huntington is sending most of the locomotives by ship around Cape Horn at the tip of South America. Once the engines are packed for shipment, the trip of San Francisco will take an average of 

  1. 60 days or 2 months
  2. 3 months or 90 days
  3. 145 days or 5 months
  4. 8 months 
The CPRR Crew
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