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Talk of a transcontinentalrailroad started in 1830, shortly after steam powered railroads were invented in Great Britain and began to be introduced into the United states

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it ended on may 10.1869. i should know i spend 5hours reaserching on it! :) :] It actually was completed in 1873 with the bridge over the Missouri river between Council Bluffs, Iowa and Omaha, Nebraska. Prior to that they would have to stop and ferry the passengers and freight over the river.

May 10, 1869 was when they drove the golden spike when the tracks met in Utah

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The completed transcontinental railroad was completed in 1869. The two ends met at the small town of Promontory Point, UT.

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Were did the transcontinental railroad end?

The transcontinental railroad ended in Utah with a golden spike and bronze spike.


The transcontinental railroad was finished in what year?

The Transcontinental Railroad was finished on May 10, 1869.


What year did the First Transcontinental Railroad open?

The First Transcontinental Railroad opened for traffic on May 10, 1869.


The transcontinental railroad was completed in the year?

1869


When was the transcontinental railroad created?

In the year of 1869


What year was the transcontinental railroad finish?

1869


What year did transcontinental railroad start?

1862


What year the transcontinental railroad finished?

1869


When did the transcontinental railroad break ground?

the year was 1863


What year did they built the First Transcontinental Railroad?

1865-1869


What day month and year was the transcontinental railroad completed?

on 1869


Were did the transcontinental railroad begin and end?

The east coast. The west coast