Golden spike

Explore the significance and impact of the historic Golden Spike on American history. Learn about the completion of the first transcontinental railroad and the lasting legacy of this monumental event.
October 1869- A golden spike is driven in Ogden, Utah, to complete a transcontinental railroad & people can now travel from the east coast to the west coast of North America in a train. With the advent of Pullman cars, they can even have champagne & fresh fruit from silver on white tablecloths as the wilderness whizzes by outside. Cornell Box, Pullman Car, Transcontinental Railroad, White Tablecloths, Sam Adams, Golden Spike, Ogden Utah, Relief Society Activities, Railroad History

October 1869- A golden spike is driven in Ogden, Utah, to complete a transcontinental railroad & people can now travel from the east coast to the west coast of North America in a train. With the advent of Pullman cars, they can even have champagne & fresh fruit from silver on white tablecloths as the wilderness whizzes by outside.

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John Lewallen
Golden Spike National Historical Park – Planning Away Central Pacific Railroad, Best Family Vacation Spots, Transcontinental Railroad, Golden Spike, Utah Vacation, Summer Vacation Destinations, Family Vacation Spots, Travel Inspiration Destinations, Hiking National Parks

Visit Golden Spike National Historical Park/Promontory Point! View the transcontinental Golden Spike Utah railroad at the Golden spike historic site.

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April Hayes
Central Pacific Railroad, Transcontinental Railroad, Old West Photos, Golden Spike, Union Pacific Railroad, History People, Chinese American, In Good Company, Train Pictures

Where will you be on May 10, 2019? If you answered Promontory Summit, you’re in good company. Next summer this little territory two hours outside of Salt Lake will be the hub of one of the biggest celebrations in the State’s history. People from all over Utah and the nation will come together to

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Leslie Doyle-Springrice