Journey to Promontory

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Journey to Promontory, from Trains magazine, explores one of the most important transportation events in America's history – the completion of the first transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. 

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Journey to Promontory, from Trains magazine, explores one of the most important transportation events in America's history – the completion of the first transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869.

Written by top experts including John Hankey, Bill Stephens, and Jim Ehrenberger, the special edition recounts the 150-year history of our nation's first super railroad with extraordinary detail and imagery.

Featured topics include:

  • How railroads won the West.
  • Building the tracks.
  • Where the Golden Spike made history.
  • Sherman Hill – then and now.
  • Today's modern Union Pacific
  • Site maps and historical photos.
  • Promontory, Utah now.
  • Celebrating the 150th anniversary
  • And much more!

Journey to Promontory is now available in a convenient digital format so you can enjoy your favorite hobby on your PC, Mac, laptop, iPad, iPhone and select Android devices version 2.2 or higher. Powered by Zinio™, digital editions are compatible with PC, Macintosh®, Android™ via Google Play™ app, iOS™ via App StoreSM, and Win8 devices.

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