California Pacific Railroad
The California Pacific Railroad Company was incorporated in 1865 at San Francisco, California as the California Pacific Rail Road Company. It was renamed the California Pacific Railroad Extension Company in the spring of 1869, then renamed the California Pacific Railroad later that same year. The railroad was constructed just months prior to the completion of the Central Pacific/Union Pacific Transcontinental Railway.
The railroad ran from Sacramento to Vallejo and thence via passenger ferryboat to San Francisco. It also had a branch from Adelante (later Napa Junction, now American Canyon) to Calistoga and another from Davis to Marysville.
The Cal-P operated independently from 1865 to 1876. It was then operated by the Central Pacific and was finally sold to the Southern Pacific.
Amtrak's Capitol Corridor follows the original Cal-P Line from Sacramento to Suisun/Fairfield on its way to Oakland and San Jose.
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... Railroad built from the tidewater on the northern end the San Pablo Bay south of Napa at a location known as Suscol to Calistoga. 5 Dec 1864 Sacramento and San Francisco Railroad incorporated to build proposed railroad between two cities. 3 Jan 1865 California Pacific Rail Road incorporated from San Francisco Marysville Railroad and the Sacramento San Francisco Railroad ...
... The railroad's track is part of the what was originally the Napa Valley Railroad founded by early California pioneer Samuel Brannan in 1864 ... Brannan established it to bring tourists to the resort town of Calistoga, California which he also founded ... The railroad's 42 miles (68 km) of track ran from Calistoga to Vallejo, California where it connected with San Francisco Bay Area ferry boat service ...
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