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The first railway construction across a continent began in the United States in 1863 and completed in May 1869. The idea of building the railroad was presented to Congress by Asa Whitney at 1845. Although it was one of Abraham Lincoln’s major infrastructure development projects, it was only completed after his death. The railway was built by several companies, including the Western Pacific Railway Company, the California Central Pacific Railway Company, and the United Pacific Railway Company.
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