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150th Golden Spike anniversary celebrates first transcontinental railroad

(Source: Associated Press/CBS, May 11, 2019)

PROMONTORY, Utah — Music, bells and cannon fire rang out Friday at a remote spot in the Utah desert where the final spikes of the Transcontinental Railroad were hammered 150 years ago, uniting a nation long separated by vast expanses of desert, mountains and forests and fresh off the Civil War.

Full story: CBS San Francisco

Monday, May 13, 2019

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