Golden Spike ceremony commemorates 150th anniversary of historic event | Spike 150

Golden Spike ceremony commemorates 150th anniversary of historic event

Beef Magazine - May 29, 2019

Fully 150 years ago, one of the biggest infrastructure projects ever attempted up to that point in history was completed. At Promontory Summit, Utah, the last spike was driven in the Transcontinental Railroad, an artery that would enable trade and travel between America’s East and West like never before. A trip from the East Coast to the West Coast would soon take a week where not long before it took six months. The future was coming at the speed of…well, a steam locomotive.

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