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Statewide Events & Activities

2019 is the “Year of the Train” and we anticipate more than 150 events and activities will occur throughout the state. Find an event and connect with those celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad. There is still time to become a Spike 150 Partner and submit your event or activity.

Following in the Footprints of Chinese Railroad Workers
04-04-2019 - 09-27-2019

Following in the Footprints of Chinese Railroad Workers

Chinese Railroad Workers Descendants Association

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All Aboard!
03-06-2019 - 09-21-2019

All Aboard!

Springville Museum of Art

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After Promontory
03-29-2019 - 10-05-2019

After Promontory

Brigham Young University Museum of Art

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Leonard J. Arrington Mormon History Lecture with Richard White
09-19-2019 - 09-19-2019

Leonard J. Arrington Mormon History Lecture with Richard White

Utah State University Library

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Cedar City Spike 150 Celebration
10-12-2019 - 10-17-2019

Cedar City Spike 150 Celebration

Visit Cedar City Brian Head

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Jens Kruger's
11-02-2019 - 11-02-2019

Jens Kruger's "Crossroads Ogden"

Ogden Friends of Acoustic Music

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Additional Events Planned for 2019

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2019

New Curriculum for Kindergarten – 8th Graders Lessons, activities and resources to help students discover the engineering triumphs that propelled westward expansion. Read More

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2019

Unlock the Past with Augmented Reality Interactive resources that include augmented reality images of the Golden Spike, Jupiter train, Abraham Lincoln, and much more. Explore Now.

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Golden Spike National Historical Park Recently re-designated as a historical park, visitors to the Golden Spike National Historical Park can see the location of the Last Spike Site, 1869 railroad construction features, walk or drive on the original railroad grade, and get an up close view of Victorian era replica locomotives. Read More.

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Spike 150 Mural in South Salt Lake Take a moment to reflect on the history and industry of railroad development in Utah and South Salt Lake. Located on a historically significant line of the Denver & Rio Grande railroad Trent Call’s 2019 Spike 150 commissioned mural on the Beehive Distilling building at 2285 S Main Street is located in the city’s Creative Industries Zone, an area that is converting from former industries of the 20th Century to creative businesses of the 21st century.

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Spiral Jetty Tours See Robert Smithson’s earthwork on the Great Salt Lake, 15-miles from Golden Spike National Historical Park.


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