Locomotive Ranger Programs

Two old locomotives, the Jupiter and the Number 119, passing each other on opposite tracks
The locomotives, Jupiter and the Number 119 pass each other on opposite tracks.


From early May through early October, we have daily ranger programs at Golden Spike National Historical Park. Here, you can see the steam locomotives Jupiter and No. 119. These are replicas of the originals that met at Promontory Summit on May 10th, 1869 for the wedding of the rails ceremony.
They operate daily from May 1st through October 14th, except on boiler wash days.

Locomotive Ranger Programs:
  • 10:00 AM - Arrival of the Jupiter
  • 10:30 AM - Arrival of the No. 119
  • 1:00 PM - Demonstration run with both locomotives
  • 3:50 PM - Departure of No. 119
  • 4:30 PM - Departure of Jupiter

Saturday: Living History Demonstration of the Last Spike Ceremony

Join us from Memorial Day Weekend until the last Saturday of Labor Day Weekend a costumed
ranger program and living history demonstration of the 1869 Golden Spike Ceremony.
This fun event involves park volunteers and participation from willing audience members!
We recommend arriving before 10:00am and 1:00pm in order to view the Locomotive Steam Demonstration
followed by the Last Spike Ceremony.

Program Times:

10:30 AM Program begins following No.119 Locomotive Demonstration
1:00 PM Program begins following the 1:00 PM Locomotive Steam Demonstration


Last updated: March 14, 2024

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