National Train Day -- May, 10 2008

Written by Jeramy Spurgeon on May 06, 2008 in - 0 Comments

National Train Day May 10, 2008

On May 10, 1869, in Promontory Summit, Utah, the “golden spike” was driven into the final tie that joined 1,776 miles of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific railways, ceremonially creating the nation’s first transcontinental railroad. And America was transformed.

Support you love for trains! Visit the National Train Day website for a list of events coinciding with this special anniversary! 

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Jeramy is the creator and original editor of RAILBRICKS. He currently serves as the RAILBRICKS brand manager and website administrator.

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