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Transcontinental Railroad

his year marks the sesquicentennial of the 1869 completion of the world’s first transcontinental railroad. The Union Pacific Museum [up ] in Council Bluffs, Iowa, is partnering with the Joslyn Art Museum [] in Omaha, Neb., on “The Race to Promontory,” a traveling exhibition of photographs and stereographs by Andrew Joseph Russell and Alfred] in Salt Lake City , then at the Crocker Art Museum [] in Sacramento, Calif., . Utah plans events statewide to mark the anniversary, notably a “Golden Spike” commemoration at Promontory Summit on . For a full list of events visit or .

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