Golden Spike National Historic Site, Corinne

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Golden Spike National Historical Park is a United States 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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  • Great stop, we went to the spiral jetty artwork first and timed it right to be back at golden spike before 1300 when they did a demonstration with the two steam locomotives Meeting at the spot when... 
    Great stop, we went to the spiral jetty artwork first and timed it right to be back at golden spike before 1300 when they did a demonstration with the two steam locomotives Meeting at the spot when...  more »
  • We were headed south on Highway 15 out of Idaho and into Utah. We decided to take the exit for the Golden Spike National Historical Park (Promontory Summit). It is in a bit of a remote area and the... 
    We were headed south on Highway 15 out of Idaho and into Utah. We decided to take the exit for the Golden Spike National Historical Park (Promontory Summit). It is in a bit of a remote area and the...  more »

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