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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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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 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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Details about Schrade Golden Spike Hunting Knife Carbon Steel 153UH Homemade Sheath

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Golden Spike offers two Junior Ranger activity books for visitors to use as they explore the site. In order to complete the activity book, be sworn in as a Junior Ranger, and receive the Junior Ranger Badge visitors should plan at least 30-40 minutes. For more information contact us by phone, e-mail, or come and see our staff at the Visitor Center.

Golden Spike National Historic Site

Learn about the history of the transcontinental railroad, which was completed here. Each year, the celebration of its completion is re-enacted on May