Numerous people and cultures came together to build the first transcontinental railroad.
Golden Spike National Historic Site is located on the site of the town of Promontory, Utah. Explore the tent city and later the town before it became a historic site.
Discover the history of the locomotives that met on May 10th, 1869 and the history of the four precious metal spikes that Golden Spike is known for.
History & Culture
Last updated: January 13, 2018