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About Spike 150 About Spike 150

Spike 150 is an initiative of Utah’s Transcontinental Railroad 150th Celebration Commission. The Utah State Legislature and Governor Gary Herbert established the Commission in 2017.


Utah’s Transcontinental Railroad 150th Celebration Commission will celebrate the 150th anniversary of the “wedding of the rails” by the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Summit, Utah in 1869 on the weekend of May 10 – 11, 2019. The Commission is also engaged in promoting other commemorative events and activities that inspire, unify, educate and advance the legacy of this historic moment.

Spike 150 Chartered Partners


U.S. Senator Mitt Romney

U.S. Senator Mike Lee

U.S. Congressman Rob Bishop

U.S. Congressman John Curtis

U.S. Congressman Chris Stewart

United States Congress

United States Department of the Interior National Park Service

National Park Foundation

Golden Spike National Historic Site

Governor Gary R. Herbert

Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox

Utah Senator Peter Knudson (District 17)

Utah House Representative Scott Sandall (District 1) 

Utah House Representative Ben McAdams (District 4)

Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development

Utah Department of Heritage & Arts

Utah Division of State History

Utah Office of Tourism

Utah Sports Commission


Box Elder County

Salt Lake County

Weber County

Brigham City

Ogden City

Salt Lake City

Tremonton City

Salt Lake Community College

University of Utah

Utah State University

Union Pacific

Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association

Golden Spike Association

Golden Spike Foundation

Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Silicon Slopes

Utah Association of Counties

Utah League of Cities and Towns

Utah Museum of Fine Arts

Utah Symphony

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