All Town Locations Before 11/11/1889, Were In Washington Territory.
01/31/1859 : The Cascade Portage Railroad is incorporated in Washington Territory.
12/16/1860 : Oregon Steam & Navigation Company is incorporated in Washington Territory.
01/28/1862 : Washington Territory Charter is granted for the Walla Walla Railroad Company.
03/10/1862 : St Paul & Pacific Railroad Company is incorporated.
06/28/1862 : Great Northern's "W. M. Crooks" locomotive makes its maiden run .
07/02/1864 : President Lincoln signs the charter for the Northern Pacific Railroad.
09/01/1864 : Northern Pacific Railroad's first board of commissioners meet.
12/07/1864 : Northern Pacific Railroad elects its first president Josiah Perham.
03/23/1868 : The Walla Walla & Columbia River Railroad Company is incorporated in Washington Territory .
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