Golden Spike National Historic Site, Promontory, Utah...May 10, 1869, the U.S. was united from coast to coast with the placement of the Golden Spike completing the worlds' first trans-contenental railroad and the uniting of the Pacific and Atlantic coasts...This is the spot decided by President U.S. Grant to join the Pacific's Central Pacific railroad with the Union Pacific railroad and complete the project...Volunteer Park Service Ranger John Ott tells the story of the placement of the Gold Spike to the park visitors..
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- Historic American Railroads