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Southern Pacific is a monument to the enterprise and vision of Leland Stanford, Collis P. These Sacramento merchants, famed in later years as the "Big Four," became impressed with plans for a railroad east over the Sierra as conceived by Theodore D. Typical of the courage and daring that characterized the successful exploits of many western pioneers, the four associates launched the project, unmatched in all the story of rail transportation, without any one of them ever having been remotely connected with a construction project of greater magnitude than the erection of their own store buildings.Against the advice of their friends and in the face of strong opposition and ridicule they threw their entire resources and personal credit into the project.How they accomplished the task is an epic chapter in the history of the West.Stanford, 36 years old when first steps were taken in November, 1860, to organize a railroad company, was a dealer in groceries and provisions; Crocker, 38, had a dry goods store; Huntington, 39, and Hopkins, 47, were partners in a hardware establishment.Others followed, some of them having a short route to the rich Orient as the primary objective rather than being aimed at the development of the West.Discovery of gold in 1848 focused world attention on California and the Pacific Coast region.

The Pacific Railroad Act was signed by President Abraham Lincoln on July 1, 1862, and six months later, on January 8, 1863, the first shovelful of earth was turned by Central Pacific in constructing the pioneer line.The benefits of a transcontinental railroad, it seems, should have been obvious to all thinking men, but the idea took root only gradually and met with strenuous opposition.The first plan to receive consideration of Congress was one in 1836.We are committed to helping Kerrville singles discover love every day by narrowing the field from thousands of singles to a select group of compatible matches.Start here and get there by taking the e Harmony Personality Profile to see how you relate to other Kerrville singles.

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