Lead: After failing to sell the stock necessary to build his dream, a transcontinental railroad, visionary engineer Theodore Dehone Judah met four shopkeepers who made his dream come true.

Intro.: A Moment in Time with Dan Roberts.

Content: After great disappointment in failing to raise the capital for the railroad, Judah was approached by four men and in a meeting above a hardware store they listened to his plan. The founders of the Central Pacific Railroad were a study in contrast.