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Alternate meaning: The Big Four (novel)

The Big Four were the chief entrepreneurs in the building of the Central Pacific Railroad, the western portion of the First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States.

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  • The Story of the Central Pacific. The Rise of the Big Four: Huntington, Stanford, Crocker, and Hopkins. By WF Bailey The PACIFIC MONTHLY January, 1908. (http://CPRR.org/Museum/Bailey_CPRR_1908.html)

The Big Four
Charles Crocker | Mark Hopkins | Collis P. Huntington | Leland Stanford

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