Group 1-Investors

Task:
You need to find out who were the founders and the investors of the Transcontinental Railroad, who was the engineer, and how much did it cost.

Here are some questions to help you:
1. Who are the “Big Four”?
http://bushong.net/dawn/about/college/ids100/leaders.shtml

2. Who was Theodore Judah?
3. Why was his role so important?
http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist4/practical.html

4. What was the cost of the construction?
5. Where did the money come from?
http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist4/practical.html

Illustration:
You will need to find the portraits of the “Big Four”.