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When was the Kansas Pacific Railroad completed?

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Answered 2007-02-02 07:09:33

August 1870 KPR completed it's line to Denver. In the 1870s, investors of the Kansas Pacific eventually acquired control of the railorad. On January 24, 1880, the railroad merged with the Kansas Pacific and Union Pacific, with the resulting company retaining the Union Pacific name.

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