Theodore Judah

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Planner of U.S. transcontinental railroad and chief engineer of Central Pacific Railroad

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According to Wikipedia, Theodore Dehone Judah was an American civil engineer who was a central figure in the original promotion, establishment, and design of the First Transcontinental Railroad. He found investors for what became the Central Pacific Railroad . As chief engineer, he performed much of the route survey work to determine the best alignment for the railroad over the Sierra Nevada, which was completed six years after his death.

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