Central Pacific Railroad

Western Union

May 9, 1869

CPRR Crew: 

I have one more job for you to do. Leland Stanford wants a report about our work for the last five years. Would you make a large poster for him showing our route from Sacramento, California? On the poster write and draw about at least three important events that happened while we were laying the track.

I look forward to meeting your crew at the Golden Spike Ceremony tomorrow.

Charlie Crocker

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