The Golden Spike

The railroad at Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah.

The railroad at Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah.

August 5, 2014

On our way to visit Robert Smithson’s Spiral Jetty, we stopped to check out one of the smallest national parks in the country. The Golden Spike National Historic Site┬áis the site where the final ceremonial spike was driven, creating the first transcontinental railroad in the United States.

 

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