1876, Southern Pacific Train
Southern Pacific train entering mountain tunnel.
1876, Railroad Construction
Railroad construction along river.
1882, The Octopus
1882 editorial cartoon by G. Frederick Keller depicting the Southern Pacific Railroad strangling free enterprise. First appeared in The Wasp.
One eye of the octopus is ocupied by construction magnate Charles Crocker and the other by Leland Stanford.
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1910, Railroad Community
Lincoln Heights was Southern California's most heavily populated railroad community.