Golden Spike National Historical Park is a U.S. National Historical Park located at Promontory Summit, north of the Great Salt Lake in east-central Box Elder County, Utah, United States. The nearest city is Corinne, approximately 23 miles (37 km) east-southeast of the site.Add Golden Spike National Historic Site and other attractions to your Corinne trip itinerary using our Corinne day trip planning app.
It commemorates the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad where the Central Pacific Railroad and the first Union Pacific Railroad met on May 10, 1869. The final joining of the rails spanning the continent was signified by the driving of the ceremonial Golden Spike.
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If you like history or railroads, this is a must see place. Even with the locomotives stored in the shed for winter, you can still see them up close. Even better the auto trail has you on the... more »
Point of completion of the first transcontinental railroad across the United States. Named after the golden spike that was placed into the last tie in 1869. About a 30 min drive off I-84 to the... more »
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