Central Pacific may refer to:
- Central Pacific Railroad, the western part of the Transcontinental Railroad in the United States
- Central Pacific Area, a subdivision of the Pacific Ocean Areas, an Allied military command in World War II
- Central Pacific languages, a branch of the Oceanic languages
Other articles related to "central pacific, pacific":
... (SF A) which were taken over by the Central Pacific Railroad (CPRR) in 1870 to become an integral part of the First Transcontinental Railroad ... When the Central Pacific re-routed the Sacramento to Oakland segment of the Transcontinental Railroad in 1876, a ferry across the Carquinez Strait was established, and the world's ... These ferries became part of the Southern Pacific Railroad (SP) when it assumed many of the facilities of its affiliate, the Central Pacific ...
... Central Pacific Financial Corporation is a bank holding company based in Honolulu, Hawaii, whose primary subsidiary is Central Pacific Bank ... In 2004, Central Pacific Financial Corporation acquired CB Bancshares, Inc ... Before the merger, Central Pacific was the third largest and CB Bancshares was the fourth largest bank holding company in Hawaii ...
... The 1997 Pacific hurricane season was the most active season since the 1994 season, producing 24 tropical depressions, 19 of which became tropical storms or hurricanes ... season officially started on May 15, 1997 in the Eastern Pacific—designated as the area east of 140°W—and on June 1, 1997 in the Central Pacific, which is between the International Date Line and 140°W ... when most tropical cyclones form in the eastern Pacific basin ...
... When the Central Pacific Railroad took over the SF A, other locomotives were brought in and the three SF A locomotives were sent elsewhere on the CP system ... E.B.Mastick Vulcan Iron Works, San Francisco 2-2-0 1864 became Central Pacific RR Oakland shop switcher in 1870 scrapped in 1874 J.G.Kellogg SF A shops 4-4-0 became California Pacific RR # 176 ...
... It was constructed and operated by the Central Pacific Railroad to ferry entire trains on the Central Pacific transcontinental line to and from the San Francisco Bay Area ... On May 31, 1928 the Southern Pacific, successor to the Central Pacific in operations of the ferries, authorized construction of a railroad bridge from Benicia to Martinez just east of Port Costa ... bridge opened in November 1930 and continues to serve the Union Pacific and Amtrak railroads ...
Famous quotes containing the words pacific and/or central:
“The doctor of Geneva stamped the sand
That lay impounding the Pacific swell,
Patted his stove-pipe hat and tugged his shawl.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
“The best laws cannot make a constitution work in spite of morals; morals can turn the worst laws to advantage. That is a commonplace truth, but one to which my studies are always bringing me back. It is the central point in my conception. I see it at the end of all my reflections.”
—Alexis de Tocqueville (18051859)