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 driving of the Last Spike Ceremony is re-enacting during the summer season

Re-enactments, Locomotive Runs, Tours

Golden Spike National Historic Site offers various activities during the summer and winter seasons. Learn more about the schedules.

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: May 18, 2018

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P. O. Box 897
Brigham City , UT 84302


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