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Golden Spike
14-NOV-2006 Jane Peak

Golden Spike

Brigham City, Utah

Golden Spike National Historic Site - http://www.nps.gov/gosp

Completion of the world's first transcontinental railroad was celebrated here where the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads met on May 10, 1869. Golden Spike was designated as a national historic site in nonfederal ownership on April 2, 1957, and authorized for federal ownership and administration by an act of Congress on July 30, 1965.


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