Transcontinental Railroad Grade Backcountry Byway Auto Tour

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Presented by Golden Spike 150 at Transcontinental Railroad Grade Backcountry Byway, Snowville UT

Apr 20
May 04
Transcontinental Railroad Grade Backcountry Byway Auto Tour

The Tours commemorate 150th Anniversary of the 1869 Transcontinental Railroad completion in Utah

In recognition of the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Railroad, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Salt Lake Field Office is offering public automobile tours along the Transcontinental Railroad Grade Backcountry Byway, north of the Great Salt Lake, in Box Elder County. Tours will be held on Saturday, April 20, and Saturday, May 4, from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 5 p.m.

BLM team members will lead participants along remote and scenic portions of the Transcontinental Railroad

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Interested public must pre-register at:

Backcountry byway information, railroad grade history, and other events across the state can be found at:

For more information, contact Ray Kelsey at 801-539-4053 or Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (DD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-877-8339 to leave a message or question. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Replies are provided during normal business hours.

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Transcontinental Railroad Grade Backcountry Byway

Flying J Travel Center, 90 South Stone Road, Snowville, UT 84336

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