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 Joining of a Nation
Winter Steam Festival 2018
December 28th, 29th, and 30th, Golden Spike National Historic Site will be running the No. 119 for Winter Steam Festival.
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.
May 10th, 2019
Come celebrate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad on May 10th. Learn more about the event.