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Monthly Archive: February 2015

Celebrating the Golden Spike

CELEBRATING THE GOLDEN SPIKE CENTENNIAL 1869 – 1969 EXHIBIT LOCATION | ¬†Utah State Railroad Museum Gold Spike Safe On May 10, 1869, the Last Spike of the Transcontinental Railroad was ceremonially driven into a polished laurel railroad tie at Promontory Summit, Utah. David Hewes who would later become brother-in-law to Central Pacific Railroad President and …

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