The transcontinental railroad was built by the Union Pacific Railroad going west from Omaha, Nebraska. They built their part of the railroad to Promontory, Utah. The Central Pacific Railroad built the other part of the transcontinental railroad starting in Sacramento, California and built east meeting the Union Pacific Railroad.
it was not formed it was built
The Union Pacific and Central Pacific
The first transcontinental railroad was funded with government money.
Temperature, hygiene, hunger
central pacific and union pacific railroad companies
It was fertile land.
it was built in 6 years