Jacob Nash Victor
|Died||October 3, 1907 (aged 72)|
|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 and 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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