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Golden Spike National Historic Site

Here's one for history nerds like me: 7 Tips for visiting Golden Spike National Historic Site in Northern Utah.

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Old Fashioned Steam Train at Golden Spike National Historic Site, Great Basin, Utah

Old Fashioned Steam Train at Golden Spike National Historic Site, Great Basin, Utah $30

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"Golden Spike" is the ceremonial final spike driven by Leland Stanford to join the rails of the First Transcontinental Railroad across the United States connecting the The Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads on May 10, 1869, at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory. The original Golden Spike on display at the Cantor Arts Museum, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California.

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Golden Epaulettes Body Harness Reserved for Elka

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On May 10, 1869, the "golden spike" connects the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads, making transcontinental travel in the U.S. possible. Click the photo to see it placed in Google Street View.

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Golden Spike National Historical Site

Blog post with everything you need to know about visiting Golden Spike! A great activity for the family, and a great add on if you are going to see the spiral jetty.

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