Union Pacific Railroad

Western Union
September 1866

UPRR Crew:

Congratulations!!! The new crews are working very hard. 

You've earned more miles of track. 
Move to the town of Julesburg, Colorado.

One reporter wrote, "It is a grand anvil chorus across the plains and mountains in triple time: three strokes to the spike; ten spikes to the rail; 400 rails to the mile." 3

Grenville Dodge
Chief Engineer of the Union Pacific Railroad

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