Journey to Promontory

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Journey to Promontory, the latest special issue from Trains magazine, explores 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, the latest special issue from Trains magazine, explores 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, Bull 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!

 

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