Since the Golden Spike: 150 Year of Utah Railroad History

Presented by Brigham Young University and Golden Spike 150 at BYU Library, Provo UT

Feb 01
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Jun 19
Since the Golden Spike: 150 Year of Utah Railroad History

The L. Tom Perry Special Collections have a new exhibition that looks at the impact of railroads in Utah starting with the driving of the Golden Spike.

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad, the L. Tom Perry Special Collections in the BYU Library have an exhibition titled Since the Golden Spike: 150 Year of Utah Railroad History.

This exhibition explores the history of railroads in Utah from the driving of the Golden Spike to the present.

The railroad had a major impact on Utah’s economy and allowed for advancements in various industries including: mining, agriculture, and steel production.

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ADMISSION INFO

Admission is free.

Contact: 8014226687

Email: roger_layton@byu.edu

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Apr 25, 2019 at 08:00 am (Thu)
  • Apr 26, 2019 at 08:00 am (Fri)
  • Apr 27, 2019 at 08:00 am (Sat)
  • Apr 29, 2019 at 08:00 am (Mon)
  • Apr 30, 2019 at 08:00 am (Tue)
  • May 1, 2019 at 08:00 am (Wed)
  • May 2, 2019 at 08:00 am (Thu)
  • May 3, 2019 at 08:00 am (Fri)
  • May 4, 2019 at 08:00 am (Sat)
  • May 6, 2019 at 08:00 am (Mon)

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* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

BYU Library

Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602

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