Golden Spike National Historic Site
The Joining of a Nation
May 10, 1869 the Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. Golden Spike National Historic Site shares the stories of the people and settings that define the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad.
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Links for more information:
http://www.nps.gov/gosp/index.htm park web site
http://www.nps.gov/gosp/historyculture/upload/jupiter%202.pdf story of Jupiter and #119