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    Who was the most important individual in the building of the Transcontinental Railroad?

    In a book about Ted Judah, it was stated he crossed the Sierra 23 times making his surveys. A docent at the Sacramento Railroad Museum stated that he crossed 200 times! I was so surprised by that statement that I didn't think for ask for the source!
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    Who was the most important individual in the building of the Transcontinental Railroad?

    Imagine you were a historian tasked with identifying the most important individual who built the Transcontinental Railroad. Surely there are many candidates for that enviable title. Perhaps you’d say Abraham Lincoln, a tireless supporter of the railroad before ground was even broken. As...




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