FIRST TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD

Historical Landmark

Description:
On January 12, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln decreed that the western base of the Sierra Nevada began where the Central Pacific Railroad crossed Arcade Creek. The hardships of railroad construction through mountains resulted in increased government subsidies that gave the company impetus to finish the transcontinental railroad.


Registration Date: 11/20/1962

Location:
City: Sacramento
County: Sacramento

Directions:
Haggin Oaks Municipal Golf Course, N side of clubhouse, 3645 Fulton Ave, Sacramento


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