Jacob Nash Victor
|Jacob Nash Victor|
April 2, 1835|
Sandusky County, Ohio
October 3, 1907 (aged 72)|
San Bernardino, California
|Known for||construction of California Southern Railroad|
Jacob Nash Victor (April 2, 1835, Sandusky County, Ohio – October 3, 1907, San Bernardino, California), son of Henry Clay Victor & Gertrude Nash, was a civil engineer who worked as General Manager of the California Southern Railroad, a subsidiary of Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway. Victor oversaw the construction in the early 1880s of the California Southern between Colton and Barstow, California, including the section that is now one of the busiest rail freight routes in the United States, Cajon Pass.
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- Waters, Leslie L. (1950). Steel Trails to Santa Fe. Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas Press. pp. 131–133.
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