The last remaining rail car that “witnessed” the transcontinental railroad’s momentous day
(Source: Smithsonian Magazine, May 9, 2019)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — After many years of workers laying mile after mile of track, the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads met on May 10, 1869, at Promontory Summit, Utah, merging into one impossibly long pathway cutting across the United States.
Full story: www.smithsonianmag.com
Friday, May 10, 2019
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