What could torpedo these plans is if tourists as a whole cancel their winter holidays out of safety concerns or if the airlines cut capacity on transcontinental routes.
Six years later, in order to finish construction of a transcontinental railway, the United States purchased an additional 30,000 square miles of Mexican land for $10 million.
The defence of a new Russian single-track transcontinental railway to Vladivostok was both a cause for sabre-rattling and, ultimately, a major factor in defeat.
In addition, they will be distracted from academic life by their preoccupation with March Madness and left exhausted by practices, games, press demands and transcontinental travel schedules.
This is a long-term trend in European civilization which began with Peter the Great, and which took off in 1877 with the work of Mendeleyev in building the transcontinental railway.
The third and most challenging joint air defense undertaking of the 1950s was the construction of a transcontinental line along the 70th parallel about 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle.
The unity of the United States was effected under the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln, who introduced the transcontinental railway system.
Notably, in 1869, the eastbound Central Pacific and westbound Union Pacific railroads met at Promontory, Utah, completing the nation's first transcontinental railway.
Forest harvesting started in the region as soon as the transcontinental railway was opened in 1910.
Later the Chinese made the westward journey of Mormon converts infinitely more convenient by building the transcontinental railway.