Central Pacific Railroad

CPRR Telegram
October, 1863

CPRR Crew - 

Now that "Crazy" Judah has left for New York, it's time to really get moving on this laying track. He was just slowing us down.

We've got quite a problem. We have almost run out of rails. We don't even have enough engines to take the supplies and crews up to the railhead. Find out how many engines are on their way to San Francisco? Mr. Collis P. Huntington has moved to New York to be in charge of ordering new rail supplies. Find out how long it will take for them to arrive here from New York? Send your answers back to me quickly.

Charlie Crocker

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