Since the Golden Spike: 150 Year of Utah Railroad History

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

Feb 01 2019
Jun 19 2019
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 is free.

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Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602

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  1. I lost my original email with my ticket and printing information. Can you please resend it.


    • Monica, please contact the organizer directly at: 801-422-6687 or email
      Thanks, Now Playing Utah


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