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Completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States in Promontory Point, Utah

On this day in 1869, the first transcontinental railroad in the United States was completed in Promontory Point, Utah, where a golden spike was driven to connect the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railways. This major step in infrastructure helped to connect the country and enabled faster and cheaper travel.⁠ 🚂🚃🚃⁠ ⁠ A ceremony, centered […]

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Completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States in Promontory Point, Utah

On this day in 1869, the first transcontinental railroad in the United States was completed in Promontory Point, Utah, where a golden spike was driven to connect the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railways. This major step in infrastructure helped to connect the country and enabled faster and cheaper travel.⁠ 🚂🚃🚃⁠ ⁠ A ceremony, centered […]