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Deseret News - December 13, 2018

Boyd Matheson: America’s great test is what it does when it doesn’t have to do anything

It is hard to think of anything a united America couldn’t get done. And therein lies the danger of every advanced civilization — the ability…

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Broadway World - December 12, 2018

150th Anniversary Of Transcontinental Railway Commemorated With Utah Symphony Orchestral Work And 10-Minute Operas

Utah Symphony and Utah Opera unveil a series of creative projects to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike, where the final railway spike…

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The Salt Lake Scene - November 29, 2018

Join the 150th Anniversary Celebration of the Golden Spike

Where will you be on May 10, 2019? If you answered Promontory Summit, you’re in good company. Next summer this little territory two hours outside…

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Playbill - November 9, 2018

Alan Muraoka Will Direct Ali Ewoldt and More in Presentations of Jason Ma’s Gold Mountain Musical

The May 2019 performances in Salt Lake City are part of the Spike 150 initiative, celebrating the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad.

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Backstage Pass with Lia Chang - November 8, 2018

Jason Ma’s GOLD MOUNTAIN to be Presented in Utah for 2019 Golden Spike 150th Anniversary

Utah’s commission for the Transcontinental Railroad 150th Celebration has announced that Gold Mountain, the original musical by Jason Ma, will be presented as one of…

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KUTV - August 16, 2018

Union Pacific donates $1 million to Utah for 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike

(KUTV) -- Union Pacific Railroad announced a $1-million-plus donation to Utah in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad Thursday.

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Deseret News - August 16, 2018

Photos: Union Pacific’s $1M+ donation will help Utahns party like its 1869

Brad Westwood, public historian for the Utah Department of Heritage and Arts, left, and Clint Schelbitzki, assistant vice president of Western region public affairs for…

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Salt Lake Tribune - August 17, 2018

Utah officials are spending $2M to throw ‘the biggest and best party’ for the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike

So, Gov. Gary Herbert, what is Utah going to do with the $1 million that Union Pacific Railroad is donating to the state? “This is…

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Union Pacific - July 16th, 2018

The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West

Union Pacific, in partnership with Joslyn Art Museum and the Union Pacific Museum in Council Bluffs, Iowa, announces a new traveling exhibition in recognition of…

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Utah Policy - June 25, 2018

Golden Spike 150th Anniversary Act Passes House

The United States House of Representatives passed the Golden Spike 150thAnniversary Act (H. R. 5751). The bill recognizes the historic significance of the completion of…

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Union Pacific The Great Race to Promontory

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