3 edition of Land department of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company found in the catalog.
Land department of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company
Northern Pacific Railroad Company.
|Statement||George B. Hibbard ... Superintendent of Immigration.|
|Series||Western Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 393, no. 3936.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||16 p. :|
|Number of Pages||16|
In and Congress granted the predecessor of the Northern Pacific Railway Company approximately forty million acres of land in several Northwestern States and Territories to facilitate its construction of a railroad line from Lake Superior to Puget Sound. 1 In general terms, this grant consisted of every alternate section of land in a. NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID RGAM: Union Pacific Railroad (Omaha, Neb.) Records: ; bulk Omaha, Douglas County, Neb.: Size: linear feet HISTORICAL NOTE Incorporated on July 1, under the Pacific Railroad Act of , the Union Pacific Railroad established its headquarters for railroad .
In , Congress passed the Pacific Railway Act which funded the building of the first transcontinental railroad through land grants and low-interest federal loans. In , the Northern Pacific Railway (NPRR) began operation. Its tracks reached Moorhead, Minnesota, just across the Red River from Fargo in The "St. Paul railroad and timber crowd that moved west in with the construction of the Northern Pacific" included C.H. Jones; P.D. Norton of the Weyerhaeuser-related Laird Norton; Addison G. Foster, who was soon a U.S. Senator from Washington State and fought to reduce the Olympic Forest Reserve; Chauncy Griggs, partner of Hill and vice.
Settler's guide to Washington Territory and to the lands of the Northern Pacific Railroad on the Pacific slope / (New York: The Railroad, ), by Northern Pacific Railroad Company. Land Dept (page images at HathiTrust) The lands of the Southern Pacific Railroad Company, with general information on the resources of Southern California. This is an all-trades list of Northern Pacific employees. It began with information from a collection of Order of Railroad Telegraphers, Northern Pacific System seniority books through Jim Fredrickson contributed the earliest information—a .
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The first survey for a northern route to the Pacific was conducted by the War Department in The Northern Pacific Railroad Company was organized in with Josiah Perman as president.
Construction began at Carlton, Minnesota, in Februarywith an initial operation of miles. International Standard Book Number: This pamphlet and the microfilm edition of the Northern Pacific Land Department Records it describes were made possible by a grant of funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to the *Until the official name of the company was the Northern Pacific Railroad Company.
Get this from a library. Land department of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company: Bureau of Immigration for Soldiers and Sailors. [Northern Pacific Railroad Company.].
Relief shown by hachures. Panel title: Preserve this Montana map, it shows the land grant of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company in Montana and Idaho, and in part of North Dakota, and in part of eastern Washington.
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Inset: Map showing Northern Pacific Railroad system. Text, railroad information, and ill. Northern Pacific Railway Company Northern Pacific sleeper car at the Illinois Railway Museum, Union, Ill.
Michael Miley The Northern Pacific was chartered by Congress in to build a line from Lake Superior westward to a port on the Pacific coast and was given a land grant of 40, acres (16, hectares). Northern Pacific Railway Company. Land Department Records, Records created by the Northern Pacific administrative unit responsible for the company’s extensive land holdings, and documenting in great detail the acquisition, surveying and platting, ongoing management, resource usage, and disposition of the lands.
Title New and correct map of the lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad and Oregon Railway & Navigation Co. Summary Map of northern United States and part of Canada showing relief by hachures, drainage, cities and towns, and railroads.
Railroads And Clearcuts is the fascinating story of the Congressional Northern Pacific Railroad Land Grant, the biggest land grant in U. history. Beginning with an over and general historical background, Railroads And Clearcuts goes on to cover the land-grant timber corporations with a photographic essay/5(5).
John Lubetkin, is a retired cable television executive and the author of Before Custer: Surveying the Yellowstone; Custer and the Yellowstone Survey; Jay Cooke’s Gamble: The Northern Pacific Railroad, the Sioux, and the Panic ofwinner of the Little Big Horn Associates John M.
Carroll Award (Book of the Year) and a Spur Award for Best Historical Cited by: Volume number, roll number, frame number. Northern Pacific Railway Company. Land Department. Land Examination Field Books: Washington, Microfilm edition.
Minnesota Historical Society. Deborah Kahn July Cambridge, Idaho: Idaho Historical Railroads, Rand Mcnally And Company.
Map showing the land grant of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company in Montana, Idaho, and in part of North Dakota, and in part of eastern Washington, reaching from Dickinson, North Dakota, to Ritzville, eastern Washington.
Chicago: Rand McNally & Co, Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Northern Pacific Railroad Company books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Get this from a library. Settler's guide to Oregon and Washington Territory and to the lands of the Northern Pacific Railroad on the Pacific slope.
[Northern. Oregon & C. decided by the Supreme Court of the United States and reported in U. 28, 44 L.20 Sup. Rep.with this difference,—that the defendant, the Northern Pacific Railroad Company, is the grantee of both the grants of land, the overlapping portions of which are the subject of the controversy herein, and.
Ron Nixon was a master photography of the Northern Pacific Railway and the other railroads of the northern tier states of the United States. He worked for the NP and GN over the years and acted as the "company photographer" in the late to the mids.
Guide to the Northern Pacific Railroad Lands in Minnesota - Ebook written by Northern Pacific Railroad Company. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.
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Northern Pacific president George Washington Cass, "about a million dollars beyond" Tacoma - an expensive 40 miles of track for a company that was by then approaching bankruptcy.
At the insistence of railroad financier Jay Cooke, the Northern Pacific "headed in" at Tacoma. "Land Ring Triumphant!"File Size: KB.
Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Northern Pacific Railroad Land Grants, 11 books Olin Dunbar Wheeler, 4 books Louis T. Renz, 2 books Leonard Bertram Irwin, 2 books James Blaine Hedges, 2 books Taylor, Bill, 2 books Peter J. Lewty, 2 books Paul D.
McDermott, 2 books Isaac Ingalls Stevens, 1 book W. Milnor Roberts, 1 book M. John. The Northern Pacific Office Building is a three-story historic office building in Tacoma, Washington that served as the headquarters of the Northern Pacific Railway's Tacoma division.
Built inthe brick, stucco, stone and cast iron structure stands on a high bluff overlooking the Commencement Bay harbor and extensive railroad switching yards that fan out across the tide Location: NE corner of 7th St.
and Pacific Ave. Not all company phone numbers and email addresses are listed in this section. Specific department contact list links are included. Mail can be sent to any employee c/o the postal address. Company Mailing Address and Phone.
Union Pacific Railroad Douglas Street Omaha, NE or. California State Railroad Museum Library and Archives. I Street. Sacramento, California Phone: () Missouri Pacific Railroad Company "Chairman's Special () Pittsburg, Shawmut & Northern Railroad Letterpress Book.Such is the purport, and the sole purport, of the cases of St.
Paul & Pacific Railroad Company v. Northern Pacific Company, U. S. 1, U. S. 5, and Deseret Salt Company v. Tarpey, U. S.U. S.cited by the plaintiff. In both of those cases, the writer of this opinion had the honor to write the opinions of this Court, and.The railroad was given every other section, usually the odd-numbered sections in townships within a mile corridor on either side of the railroad line.
The railroad company sold the land east of the Missouri River for $/acre and west of the Missouri River for $/acre. Click here to view a PDF of the Northern Pacific Railroad Act.