First Transcontinental Railroad - Newcastle
California State Historic Landmark 780-3
#780-3 First Transcontinental Railroad
Regular freight and passenger trains began operating over the first 31 miles of Central Pacific's line to Newcastle June 10, 1864, when political opposition and lack of money stopped further construction during that mild winter. Construction was resumed in April, 1865.
Nothing remains of this site.
SE corner of Main and Page Sts, Newcastle.
Return to other landmarks in Placer county.
Please note: I have no connection to any organizations mentioned on this site.
Site contents copyright 1996-2000 by Donald Laird - all rights reserved
Send comments to: