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Golden Spike National Historic Site

Here's one for history nerds like me: 7 Tips for visiting Golden Spike National Historic Site in Northern Utah.

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Old Fashioned Steam Train at Golden Spike National Historic Site, Great Basin, Utah

Old Fashioned Steam Train at Golden Spike National Historic Site, Great Basin, Utah $30

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Golden Spike National Historical Site

Blog post with everything you need to know about visiting Golden Spike! A great activity for the family, and a great add on if you are going to see the spiral jetty.

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Golden Spike National Historic Site - Brigham City, Utah - Historic site

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A Rogers Locomotive Works replica of Union Pacific No. 119 at the Golden Spike National Historic Site, Promontory, Utah...

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Golden Spike Utah - It commemorates the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad where the Central Pacific Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroad met on May 10, 1869. The final joining of the rails spanning the continent was signified by the driving of the ceremonial Golden Spike.

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1862–1869: The Transcontinental Railroad It was a race. Which company could lay the most railroad track? Would it be the Central Pacific, working east from Sacramento, California? Or the Union Pacific, working west from Omaha, Nebraska? The lure of work brought 12,000 Chinese immigrants to the Central Pacific line. | Immigration Throughout History | Kids Discover

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Golden Epaulettes Body Harness Reserved for Elka

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Golden Spike National Historic Site

Golden Spike National Historic Site is a fun destination for families and anyone who loves history or trains. Seven tips for visitors.

This engine is out at Promontory. (Golden Spike) They don't do rides but I got to ride in this because of RR background.

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cheeziesart:Lucario - Domestic DogsCollies used to be primarily herding pokemon on farms but modern Collie Lucario have been bred and modified for the show ring. The fluffier they are and the longer their golden spikes are, the better.Silken Windhounds were bred to track and chase down other pokemon. These days, people use them to compete in the pokeathlon and agility competitions. These Lucario need lots of exercise and their spikes are made of light-weight titanium.Dobermans were bred for…

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The travel time across the US dropped from 6 mos to 1 week in 1869 when the transcontinental railroad was completed at Promontory. Note the Chinese Labor

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The Spiral Jetty, an earthwork sculpture built on the northeastern shore of the Great Salt Lake by © robert smithson

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Golden Spike National Historic Site

Tips for visiting Golden Spike National Historic Site | tipsforfamilytrips.com

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"Golden Spike" is the ceremonial final spike driven by Leland Stanford to join the rails of the First Transcontinental Railroad across the United States connecting the The Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads on May 10, 1869, at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory. The original Golden Spike on display at the Cantor Arts Museum, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.

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The Golden Spike ceremony at Promontory Point, Utah, on May 10, 1869, linking the railroad routes of the eastern U.S. with California

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