Spencer Fox Eccles: Treasures of the Transcontinental Railroad

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Presented by Utah Department of Heritage and Arts and Golden Spike 150 at Utah State Capitol Building, Salt Lake City UT

May 03
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Jun 24
Spencer Fox Eccles: Treasures of the Transcontinental Railroad

Start to Finish: The 1862 Pacific Railway Act to the 1869 Last Spikes at Promontory.

Don’t miss your chance to see artifacts from the transcontinental railroad on exhibit at the Utah State Capitol for this 150th anniversary celebration. For the first time since May 10, 1869, three out of four of the spikes used at Promontory Summit to signify the completion of the railroad will be on display together, and traveling from the National Archives in Washington D.C., see the original 1862 Pacific Railway Act signed by President Abraham Lincoln. These and other artifacts have been

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Free admission & open to the public.

INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

Additional time info:

The Utah State Capitol Gold Room is open Monday – Thursday from 9:00 am – 8:00 pm, Friday – Sunday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm.

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

LOCATION

Utah State Capitol Building

350 N. State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84103

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  1. Congratulations and A Big Thank You to The UP RR mgmt and workers, Ed Dickens, chief engineer supervising glorious restoration of the 4014 BIG BOY, It has been fantastic for old RR buffs like me to watch on Google to keep up with it All, the people waiting for arrival of 844 & 4014, culminating in Ogden, as the master of ceremonies stated” Thank God for this transcontinential RR and May God

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