1869-09-18 In the News September 18, 1869 - Daily Territorial Enterprise

Railroad officers. � At the last meeting of the Virginia and Truckee Railroad Company, held at Virginia, all the old officers were re-elected.

September 18, 1869 - Reno Cresent

Four carloads of rails for the Virginia and Truckee Railroad arrived in Reno Thursday morning.

September 18, 1869 - Carson Appeal

Sacremento, September 17. -On the 15th instant the officers of the Union and Central Pacific Railroad Companies met at Promontory to agree upon a point of junction of the two roads. They seperated without agreeing, and it is now reported that the Central Company will at once finish their grade and lay down rails from Promontory to Ogden.

Virginia and Truckee Railroad. -It seems that we were wrongly informed in regard to progress of this road. Many men have been discharged, but it was because they were no longer needed. Track laying will soon be commenced. Four car loads of iron arrived at Reno, and tracklaying continues. The ties are already being spread over the road bed, the grading to American Flat nearly completed, and a large force at work at all points where it is necessary for much labor to be preformed. Two locomotives are at Carson, Two others left Philidelphia the 2nd inst., and other nearly completed the first through train will start by November 15 .

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