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   The Leavenworth, Pawnee & Western Railroad -  
   Union Pacific Eastern Division  

Whereas the Union Pacific Railroad was the much publicized main part of the transcontinental railroad, the Act of 1862 also chartered two other companies, set to be its feeder lines: the Central Pacific Railroad in the West from California and the Leavenworth, Pawnee & Western in the East from Kansas City. Both feeder lines were included in the Pacific Railroad Bill thanks to the successful lobbying of their promoters in Washington and both lines profited from the initial difficulties of the Union Pacific to find investors

 

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