• Promontory Summit, UT Last Spike Site

    Golden Spike

    National Historic Site Utah

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Reenactors during Last Spike Ceremony

Reenactors during a May 10 ceremony

NPS Photo

The Driving of the Last Spike is reenacted during the summer season. To allow visitors to relive this celebration, volunteers portray the dignitaries who were at the ceremony on May 10th, 1869.
Reenactments are held Saturdays and holidays, starting the first of May through September 13th, at 11:00 a.m. and following the 1:00 p.m. Steam Demonstration.

 
No. 119 steam demostration

No. 119 during steam demonstration

NPS Photo

Steam Demonstrations are when the Jupiter and No. 119 locomotives move on the tracks. These demonstrations take place every day during the summer season (May 1 - Columbus Day). For more click on photo.

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