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Golden Spike National Historical Park
Come and visit the remote site of the iconic Last Spike Ceremony, and enjoy the beautiful replicas of the engines that represented the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railroads on May 10th, 1869.
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Photo ID: 700071

Pride of the Central Pacific. The Park Service replica of the Central Pacific Jupiter makes a smoky run-by on the east leg of the Promontory Wye, as she makes her way to the last spike site... (more)

Railroad: Central Pacific RR
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Promontory Summit, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: CP 60
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 11, 2019


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Added: Jun 14, 2019

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Photo ID: 700070

Witnesses to history. Settlers from the Territory of Utah pose with the Central Pacific "Jupiter" after witnessing the "Wedding of the Rails" on May 10th of 1869.

Railroad: Central Pacific RR
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Promontory Summit, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: CP 60
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 11, 2019


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Added: Jun 14, 2019

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Photo ID: 699983

Looking pretty good at age 40! A Park Service Engineer backs the Central Pacific "Jupiter" replica on the east leg of the Promontory Wye, as he positions her for a photo shoot wit... (more)

Railroad: Central Pacific RR
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Promontory Summit, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: CP 60
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 11, 2019


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Added: Jun 13, 2019

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Photo ID: 699981

"THIS is the way to India!" Speaking on behalf of UP Vice President, Dr. Thomas Durant, who was temporarily indisposed, UP Chief Engineer, General Grenville Dodge commends the peo... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Promontory Summit, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 119
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 11, 2019


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Added: Jun 13, 2019

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Photo ID: 699897

Out of the darkness....and into that beautiful Utah sunshine come the two Golden Spike Locomotives as they prepare for the second day of the 3-day "Spike 150" celebration at the G... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Promontory Summit, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 119
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 11, 2019


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Added: Jun 12, 2019

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Photo ID: 699779

History lives here. Central Pacific Locomotive #60 "Jupiter" is again back home in her stall in the engine shed at the Golden Spike National Historical Park after spending May 10t... (more)

Railroad: Central Pacific RR
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Promontory Summit, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: CP 60
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 10, 2019


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Added: Jun 10, 2019

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Photo ID: 699688

Ready to rock Promontory Summit! With the morning preparations just about complete, the two "Golden Spike" engines have emerged from their quarters, pausing briefly in the yard to... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Promontory Summit, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 119
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 11, 2019


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Added: Jun 09, 2019

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Photo ID: 699687

UP 119's "tender behind." Although her stablemate, the CP "Jupiter" probably gets more love from fans (and views on RP), the UP 119 is one very pretty locomotive. The ... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Promontory Summit, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 119
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 10, 2019


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Added: Jun 09, 2019

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Photo ID: 699450

Making her grand entrance. Charging toward stage center at the Golden Spike National Historical Park, UP 119 makes her grand entrance in front of what was likely the largest crowd she's eve... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Promontory Summit, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 119
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 10, 2019


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Added: Jun 06, 2019

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Photo ID: 699392

Artwork on wheels. With morning servicing complete, the Central Pacific Jupiter replica gives me not only a dark, smoky plume, but a boiler blow-down as well, as she heads down the east leg... (more)

Railroad: Central Pacific RR
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Promontory Summit, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: CP 60
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 11, 2019


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Added: Jun 06, 2019

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Photo ID: 699355

CP 60 "Jupiter": An unlikely celebrity. When looking at photos of the Last Spike Ceremony on the Transcontinental Railroad, we see lots of distinguished looking men clad in formal attire an... (more)

Railroad: Central Pacific RR
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Promontory Summit, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: CP 60
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 11, 2019


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Added: Jun 05, 2019

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Photo ID: 699354

UP 119: An unlikely celebrity. When looking at photos of the Last Spike Ceremony on the Transcontinental Railroad, we see lots of distinguished looking men clad in formal attire and two orn... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Promontory Summit, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 119
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 11, 2019


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Added: Jun 05, 2019

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Photo ID: 699263

Golden Spike 150! Re-enactors from the Golden Spike National Historical Park pose for a "Champagne Photo" at the conclusion of their historic re-enactment of the Last Spike Ceremo... (more)

Railroad: Union Pacific
Locomotive: Steam 4-4-0
Location: Promontory Summit, Utah, USA
Locomotive #: UP 119
Train ID: None
Photo Date: May 11, 2019


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By: Kevin Madore

Added: Jun 04, 2019

Views: 2,375
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