Settlers on Northern Pacific Railway lands.
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Settlers on Northern Pacific Railway lands. by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Northern Pacific Railway Company,
  • Railroads

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Edition Notes

Other titlesRelief of certain settlers within limits of Northern Pacific grant
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination3 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16083107M

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This book tells the fascinating story of the development of Northern Pacific's most powerful and advanced steam locomotives. Motive power such as the trend-setting 's, and the powerful and locomotives. With vast reserves of low-cost coal along its lines, it was only natural the road did not grap onto dieselization immediately.5/5(6). The new government wanted to fill the country with settlers and immigrants. The railway would bring them to the region. It would also offer a faster, more direct route for long distant travel and a less problematic way to ship freight. The government named the new railway the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Credit: Canadian Pacific Railway Archives. Hazard Stevens, the governor's son, obtained extensive land holdings along the shore there and kept them until , when the Northern Pacific railway fell further into severe financial trouble. NP was the most logical transcontinental railroad prospect at the time, even though they had chosen Tacoma as their initial terminus in Nov 9, - Explore giesengregory's board "Railroads-Northern Pacific Railway", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Old trains, Train and Burlington northern pins.

But, it wasn’t until the construction of a Canadian Pacific Railway, in , that settlers started to come over in even larger numbers (Humphreys, ). The Pacific Northwest Today. British Columbia today is home to some 4 ½ million people, half of which live in the Vancouver area, its largest city. In , it became Canada’s sixth. The Northern Pacific Railroad: its land grant, resources, traffic and tributary country: valley route to the Pacific () - 62 pages; History of the Northern Pacific Railroad () - Smalley, Eugene Virgil - pages; Guide to the Northern Pacific railroad lands in Minnesota () - 52 pagesSeller Rating: % positive. Like the Northern Pacific, it created and absorbed numerous branch and predecessor lines. Also like the NPRR, it became a part of the Burlington Northern Railroad Company in The Clearwater Short Line Railway Company was incorporated on November 9, , and sold to the Northern Pacific Railway Company on J Volume 5. St. Paul and Northern Pacific Railway (formerly Western Railroad Company). Patent numbers: , , 20, supplemen 21, , , lands that had been settled prior to the authorization of the grant; the settler then received title town and citing the book File Size: KB.

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   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. International Standard Book Number: Library of Congress Catalog 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 Minnesota Historical Society. The Pacific North-West: A Guide for Settlers and Travelers (Classic Reprint) [Northern Pacific Railroad Company] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Pacific JS orth-west. of social and material development. Towns and cities bad grown up, possessing all the elements of a stable prosperity. But the wide expanse of the interior country remained almost unknown.