answersLogoWhite

0


Want this question answered?

Be notified when an answer is posted

Study guides

History of the United States

23 cards

What did the idea of manifest destiny mean

What did Stephen A Douglas think about slavery

How do you use pull factor in a sentence

Why were Americans hostile to mid-nineteenth century legal immigrants

โžก๏ธ
See all cards

History of the United States

26 cards

What was one cause of the war of 1812

What did the idea of manifest destiny mean

What did Stephen A Douglas think about slavery

How do you use pull factor in a sentence

โžก๏ธ
See all cards

History of the United States

27 cards

What was one cause of the war of 1812

What did the idea of manifest destiny mean

What did Stephen A Douglas think about slavery

How do you use pull factor in a sentence

โžก๏ธ
See all cards

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: How long did it take to cross the union pacific railroad?
Write your answer...
Submit
Related questions

How long is the union pacific railroad?

40 miles


How long did it take to build the Transcontinental Railroad till the Central Pacific and Union Pacific met at Promontory Point?

it took about six years to build the transcontinental railroad


What did the union use the railroad for?

The union used the railroad for long distance transportation that needed to be done quickly and efficiently.


How long is the central pacific railroad?

1,776 miles


How many miles long is the central pacific railroad?

50 miles


How long was the first Transcontinental Railroad?

The First Transcontinental Railroad consisted of two pieces, the Union Pacific line running west from Omaha, Nebraska for 1,087 miles and the Central Pacific line running east from Sacramento, California for 690 miles. The two lines met in Promontory, Utah, and when the last spike was driven there on May 10, 1869, the total length of the railroad was 1,777 miles.


What natural obstacle's and other hardships did the mainly Irish crews face in the building the union pacific portion of the transcontinental railroad?

they faced many land obstacles, very little pay, and long hours.


Union Pacific Railroad what passenger cars ran with the big boy?

Big Boys didn't pull passenger cars, they were built to haul heavy long freight trains over the Wasach Mountains.


What was the first railroad built in the US?

In 1862 Congress authorized construction of two railroads to link the Midwest and the West Coast. The Union Pacific Railroad extended westward from Nebraska; the Central Pacific Railroad went eastward from the Pacific Ocean. The two railroads met at Promontory Summit in Utah. That was the first railroad to connect the two coasts But there were railroads all over the east coast long before 1862. The first commercial railroad in the US. In 1810 a merchant named Thomas Leiper designed and built a railroad connecting Crum Creek to Ridley Creek Pennsylvania. It was closed in 1829, but in 1887 it became the Crum Creek Branch of the Baltimore and Philadelphia Railroad. The first railroad built in US... The first railroad built in the US is the Granite Railroad in Quincy, Mass. It was non workable due to the fact that the tracks weren't built strongly to support the train, so when trains started to move on the Granite Railroad, the tracks would break apart.


How long does it take to cross the pacific ocean by plane?

12 hours


Length of the central pacific railway?

it is1,776mile long first transcontinental railroad,


Who owns the copyright or trademark on heralds of defunct long out of business railroads?

Most often the corporate entity that the former railroad currently exists as. For example, Union Pacific diligently protects logos of roads their predecessors acquired decades ago.


How long for a cargo ship to cross the pacific?

The time it takes for a cargo ship to cross the Pacific varies depending on starting and ending locations. The trip usually takes from 10 to 27 days.


How long is the Canadian pacific railroad?

over 4,000 km long not 100% sure on the actual length but hope this helps 1millimeter please ha


How long the union jack has represented our country and what are it's orgins?

The Union Flag is an amalgamation of a St. Georges Cross representing England, a St. Andrews Cross representing Scotland and a St. Patricks Cross representing Ireland. Wales isn't represented on the Union Flag.


How long was it to cross the pacific ocean in 1800?

ur stupid andi dont care


How long can a union pacific train block a roadway while cars are waiting?

Easy one....as long as they want!


How long does it take for an aircraft carrier to cross the Atlantic?

At 30 knots it would take about 6 days for an Aircraft Carrier to cross the Atlantic. And about 10 days to cross the Pacific.


How long does it take a cargo ship to cross the pacific ocean?

about 2 weeks, 14 days


How long did it take Ferdinand Magellan to cross the Pacific Ocean?

it took 3 years around the world so 98 days crossing pacific ocean


How long would it take a cargo ship to cross the Pacific ocean?

My best guess would be a month


How long was the Oregon trail used?

The Oregon trail began as a series of interconnected trails used by the Native Americans, and then was expanded by fur traders. As a pioneer trail, it was first used in 1836 by emigrants Marcus and Narcissa Whitman. The first large group of between 800 and 1000 pioneers used the trail in 1843. It was the most important route for pioneers until 1869, when the first transcontinental railroad was completed, but it continued to be used until 1884, when the railroad was completed from Portland, Oregon to the Union Pacific railroad in Wyoming.


Why was the Southern Pacific Railroad called The octupus?

Because it smells like octupus in that place and had long roads full of holrd, just like the octupus tenticules...


How long was the Canadian pacific railway?

In its first year, the Canadian Pacific railroad had 418 miles of main line and an additional 110 miles of branch line track laid. Today, the company has approximately 14,000 miles of track.


How many miles long is the transcontinental railroad?

The transcontinental railroad is 690 miles long.