Union Pacific Railroad

Western Union
March 1866

UPRR Crew:

Good job on your first assignment. 

You can lay track now all the way to 
Ogallala, Nebraska.

Thanks for finding us such a good source of trees. The wood for the railroad ties needs to be protected and preserved so that the ties will not rot away during bad weather. What can you find out about preserving the wood?

Grenville Dodge
Chief Engineer of the Union Pacific Railroad
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