Golden Spike National Historic Site, Corinne

Golden Spike National Historical Park is a U.S. National Historical Park located at Promontory Summit, north of the Great Salt Lake in east-central Box Elder County, Utah, United States. The nearest city is Corinne, approximately 23 miles (37 km) east-southeast of the site.

It commemorates the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad where the Central Pacific Railroad and the first 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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  • Definitely take the time to hike the Big Fill trail (after buying the guide in the visitor center) - hiking a loop of the Central & Union Pacific R.R.s.  more »
  • Since this was the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad, my wife and I wanted to visit. To get to Golden Spike, we followed the route of the Union Pacific. Starting in....  more »

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