Collis Potter Huntington - Vol. 1

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Chapter XV
CENTRAL PACIFIC RAILROAD
COMPANY, SURVEYS

SOON AFTER its organization, the company ordered the surveys and examination of routes over the Sierra Nevada Mountains, under the superintendence of Theodore D. Judah, engineer. Using instruments for the first time, five routes were surveyed: (1) a route from Folsom via Greenwood and Georgetown to the headwaters of the Middle Fork of the American River; this route had the advantage of the Sacramento Valley line, twenty-two and one-half miles already in operation, but was rejected on account of the heavy grades to the Truckee River; (2) a route via Dutch Flat and Donner Lake Pass to the Truckee River; (3) a route via Nevada City and Henness Pass; (4) a route via Downieville and Yuba Gap; (5) a route via Oroville, Bidwell's Bar, Middle Fork of the Feather River and Beckworth's Pass.

According to the SacramentoUnion for November 11, 1862, Mr. Huntington accompanied the surveying parties on the survey of the Feather River:

The only thorough reconnaissance of that route that has ever been made, so far as we are advised, was made last August [ 1861] by T. D. Judah, engineer of the Central Pacific Railroad Company, accompanied by C. P. Huntington, one of the directors, A. A. Sargent, California delegate to Congress, and Charles Marsh, as far

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