Central Pacific Railroad Photographic History Museum
First advocate for a Pacific Railroad:
Editorial advocating building a railroad to the Pacific written by Judge S. W. Dexter
of Ann Arbor, Michigan in his newspaper, the Weekly Emigrant.
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Courtesy Larry Mullaly. Transcribed from a copy located at the Ann Arbor Public Library.
Also see Dr. Hartwell Carver's Proposal to Build a Railroad from Lake Michigan to the Pacific Ocean.