150 years and one day later, the politicians are still pontificating at Promontory, reenacting the driving of the golden spike. They do a great job here of recreating the scene, on a seasonal bas... (more)
Here's a view of the fireman's side of 119. This a near exact replica, of the original 119, that was used in the Golden Spike Ceremony, in Promontory Summit, in 1869.
This locomotive was designed... (more)
Locomotive number 119, makes a shove east, on the Union Pacific Spur.
Every year, for a few day, in between Christmas, and New Year, the Golden Spike National Historic Site, does their winter ste... (more)