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. Scientific American Volume 86 Number 14 (April 1902) . our illustrations in process of removal. A point ofinterest to those who have traveled over the UnionPacific line is that the new line will carry passengersacross the summit, at a considerable distance fromthe great pyramid of cut stone, costing $80,000, whichwas erected at the old summit to the memory of OakesAmes and his brother, through whose labors the UnionPacific Road was completed in a remarkably shorttime. The next cutoff, from Howell to Huttons, results ina saving of 3.11 miles of distance, with only a singleone-degree curve in

. Scientific American Volume 86 Number 14 (April 1902) . our illustrations in process of removal. A point ofinterest to those who have traveled over the UnionPacific line is that the new line will carry passengersacross the summit, at a considerable distance fromthe great pyramid of cut stone, costing $80,000, whichwas erected at the old summit to the memory of OakesAmes and his brother, through whose labors the UnionPacific Road was completed in a remarkably shorttime. The next cutoff, from Howell to Huttons, results ina saving of 3.11 miles of distance, with only a singleone-degree curve in Stock Photo
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. Scientific American Volume 86 Number 14 (April 1902) . our illustrations in process of removal. A point ofinterest to those who have traveled over the UnionPacific line is that the new line will carry passengersacross the summit, at a considerable distance fromthe great pyramid of cut stone, costing $80,000, whichwas erected at the old summit to the memory of OakesAmes and his brother, through whose labors the UnionPacific Road was completed in a remarkably shorttime. The next cutoff, from Howell to Huttons, results ina saving of 3.11 miles of distance, with only a singleone-degree curve in the whole 15 miles. The locationfrom Coopers Lake to Lookout saves 0.38 milein distance; the grade is reduced from 52.8feet per mile to 43.3 feet, and the maximumcurvature from 5 deg. to IV2 deg. At the nextcutoff 12.03 miles of distance is saved, and thegrade is reduced from 53.9 to 43.3. On thenext, from Allen Junction to Dana, 3.87 milesis saved, and the maximum grade is reducedfrom 75.3 feet to 43.3 feet. At the summitthere is a cut 65 feet deep an

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