Title: Photograph of Golden Spike Ceremony at Promontory, Utah, 05/10/1869
Production Date: May 10, 1869
Creator(s): Department of Agriculture. Office of the Secretary. Office of Information. (1925 - ca. 1981)
Golden Spike ceremony; 16-G-99-1-1, Still Picture Records; Photographs and other Graphic Materials; Records of the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture; Record Group 16; National Archives.
On May 10, 1869, in a ceremony at Promontory, Utah, the last rails were laid and the last spike driven, completing the first transcontinental railroad through the United States.
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