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The average rates per ton-mile were $5.95 on the Central Pacific and $4.26 on the Union Pacific in 1870; in 1885 the rates were $1.83 and $1.49, respectively.

Freight Rates on Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads, PRC, 5:2585.

Last updated on August 18, 2011 at 12:20am