The Joining of a Nation

May 10, 1869 the Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. Golden Spike National Historic Site shares the stories of the people and settings that define the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad. Read More

The No. 119 billows steam and smoke at the last spike site.

Winter Steam Festival 2018

December 28th, 29th, and 30th, Golden Spike National Historic Site will be running the No. 119 for Winter Steam Festival.

The end of the Old West was sealed with the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad.

Jupiter at Monument Point

The first transcontinental railroad inspired many stories and saw the end of an era of American history. Learn more about the history.

People in period clothing stand next to the steam locomotives.

May 10th, 2019

Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad on May 10th. Learn more about the event.

Last updated: November 23, 2018

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