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Promontory Summit, UT, Oct 2003

The location of Promontory Summit where the United States' first Transcontinental Railroad was officially completed on May 10, 1869. In May 1869, the railheads of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads finally met at Promontory Summit.

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[Movie] Site of the last or golden spike on the transcontinental railroad[goldenspike.mov]
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Driving on the original track bed[2003-saltlake_cropped_1]
[Pan] Driving on the original track bed[2003-saltlake_cropped_1]

The last cut coming from the east[2003-saltlake_cropped_2]
[Pan] The last cut coming from the east[2003-saltlake_cropped_2]

Morton-Thiokol is located in this area, outside their rocket engine test and build facility is this display of engines and some rockets[2003-saltlake_cropped_3]
[Pan] Morton-Thiokol is located in this area, outside their rocket engine test and build facility is this display of engines and some rockets[2003-saltlake_cropped_3]

Rockets and engines on display at Morton-Thiokol[thiokol1]
[Stereo] Rockets and engines on display at Morton-Thiokol[thiokol1]

Rockets and engines on display at Morton-Thiokol[thiokol2]
[Stereo] Rockets and engines on display at Morton-Thiokol[thiokol2]

Rockets and engines on display at Morton-Thiokol[thiokol3]
[Stereo] Rockets and engines on display at Morton-Thiokol[thiokol3]

Rockets and engines on display at Morton-Thiokol[thiokol4]
[Stereo] Rockets and engines on display at Morton-Thiokol[thiokol4]

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Route of the railroad and the extra track laid during the competition