Burlington Northern Railroad Company
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The Northern Pacific Railway Company had a great influence on the history of the northwestern frontier. The company was a pioneer in business and encouraged farming and other development along it routes. This collection is divided into three sections, corporate history including minutes and bylaws, the labor section which tells the story of the workers on the railroad and the third section documents the company's efforts to recruit settlers along its routes. The lines that were built in these years stretch from Lake Superior to Puget Sound, crossing the states and territories of Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.