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Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 1986.013.0010
Scope & Content Unused B/W image postcard. Postcard is part of a series of Union Pacific Railroad promotional postcards.
Title 10 - The Golden Spike, May 10, 1869
Date 1984
Year Range from 1984.0
Year Range to 1984.0
Notes On the back upper left corner the postcard contains the title "The Golden Spike, May 10, 1869."
Below that "Three companies of the 21st. U.S. infantry and their regimental band were enroute from Omaha to San Francisco and became part of the historic event at Promontory, Utah. The smokestack of the Central Pacific's Jupiter faces Union Pacific's nr. 119. The ceremony to unite the nation by rail is about to begin."

"Photo: Golden Spike National Historic Site"
Search Terms Union Pacific Railroad
Utah
Subjects Postcards
Railroads
Documentary Artifact
Communications
Soldiers
People
Buildings
Field
Railroad cars
Railroad rails
Telecommunication lines
Wagons