Celebrating the Transcontinental Railroad’s 150th anniversary
(Source: Omaha World-Herald, May 7, 2019)
OMAHA, Neb. — Train and history buffs can celebrate a milestone of modern engineering and transportation this week: Friday marks the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. On May 10, 1869, the Golden Spike ceremony was held in Promontory Summit, Utah, to symbolize the joining of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroad routes.
Full story: Omaha World-Herald
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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