Sunday, May 21, 2006

Questions: Building RR, Crocker

From: "Erica Madison"

... I'm doing a research paper on the big four and the pacific railroad in California. I was wondering if you could answer a few questions for me.

1. Why did it take so long for California to get around to building a railroad?

2. Out of the four men why did Charlie Crocker get the job of actually building the railroad? ...