Union Pacific Railroad

Western Union
July 1865

UPRR Crew -

We've been moving very slowly. The crews have been laying only a mile of track a week. At this rate, we'll never lay more track than the Central Pacific. I've decided to hire John and Dan Casement to take charge of construction, and I hope Grenville Dodge will join us soon as the chief engineer. 

Thomas Durant
Vice-President of the Union Pacific Railroad

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