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Meeting at Promontory Point

Meeting at Promontory Point Visual Arts American History Famous Historical Events Geography Social Studies Nineteenth Century Life

This photograph, taken by Andrew J. Russell, depicts the Golden Spike ceremony commemorating the laying of the last rail that completed the first transcontinental railroad at Promontory Summit, Utah on May 10, 1869.


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Image online, courtesy the U.S. National Archives.

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