Golden Spike Ceremony, Promontory Point, Utah May 10,1869
albumen silver print, mounted on board
image/sheet: 9 x 1214 in. (22.8 x 31.1 cm.)
mount: 12 x 1558 in. (30.4 x 39.6 cm.)
Private Collection, Connecticut;
acquired from the above by the present owner, 1983.
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This highly detailed rich albumen print documents the joining of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads creating the first Transcontinental Railroad.

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