Sunday, September 11, 2011
Part 7 The Final Spike : The Building of the Trancontential Railroad
At four thousand feet above sea level, Promontory Summit is, for the most part, a wind swept plain with gently rolling hills dotted with sage brush and prairie grasses that struggle to survive on the little rainfall they receive each year. But it was here that congress decided that the Union Pacific... Sign in
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