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Whitaker Museum

Lucin Cutoff

When the railroad came through in 1869, the two rival companies, the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific, built their tracks around the north end of Great Salt Lake, because the lake was in a high cycle, and technology was not up to the task of bridging the lake. In 1898 Edward Henry Harriman acquired control of the Union Pacific Railroad, and three years later in 1901 he gained control of the Southern Pacific—successor to the Central Pacific. His modernization of the line included a technological feat of magnificent proportions.

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September 14, 2021

7:00PM

Add to Calendar 09/14/202107:00 PM 09/14/202111:59 PM America/Denver Whitaker Museum When the railroad came through in 1869, the two rival companies, the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific, built their tracks around the north end of Great... More info at www.westjordanjournal.com/events/214210/whitaker-museum Whitaker Museum 168 N. Main St. , Centerville, UT 84014 axEakIwmdzNKaowyWmiv58927

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