Hopkins partnered with Leland Stanford, Collis Potter Huntington and Charles Crocker to form the Central Pacific Railroad Company on June 27, 1861. The Big Four made the dream of a trans-Sierra Nevada railroad a reality with the joining of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific rails at Promontory Point, Utah, on May 10, 1869. Mark Hopkins is buried in the Sacramento City Cemetery.
Original measurements: 1 photographic print; 9-1/2 x 7-5/8 in.
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