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2 edition of Special report on Promontory Summit, Utah found in the catalog.

Special report on Promontory Summit, Utah

Robert Marshall Utley

Special report on Promontory Summit, Utah

Golden Spike Historical Site.

by Robert Marshall Utley

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, Region 3 in Santa Fe .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central Pacific Railroad Company.,
  • Union Pacific Railroad Company.,
  • Railroads -- History.,
  • Utah -- History.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2791.U55 U8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 78 l.
    Number of Pages78
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16626513M

    Growth accelerated in when the nation's first transcontinental railroad was completed on May 10 at Promontory Summit, 60 miles northwest of Ogden, but the junction for transfer of rolling stock, passengers, and freight was quickly moved to more conveniently located Ogden, nicknamed "Junction City". In Utah, the word Promontory has a special meaning, as it often relates to Promontory Summit, where the First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States was officially completed on It was there the railheads of the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific railroads finally came together, combining east and west at Promontory Summit in Northern Utah.


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Special report on Promontory Summit, Utah by Robert Marshall Utley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Officers and directors of Union Pacific at the laying of the last rail, Promontory Summit, Utah, Image taken by Andrew Russell. A.J. Russell's 19th century photographic images, contained in stereo card format, showing the scene before laying of the last rail in Promontory, Utah, Plate a.

Promontory is an area of high ground in Box Elder County, Utah, 32 mi (51 km) west of Brigham City and 66 mi ( km) northwest of Salt Lake to an elevation of 4, feet (1, m) above sea level, it lies to the north of the Promontory Mountains and the Great Salt Lake.

It is notable as the location of Promontory Summit, where the First Transcontinental Railroad from Locale: Box Elder County, Utah. Special Report: Summit & Wasatch Counties. By Utah Business. Octo A special thank you to Myles Rademan, director of public affairs for Park City Municipal Corporation, for moderating the discussion.

And a special thank you, as well, to Red Ledges for hosting the discussion. ROCK: Utah had a record year, over million. Sarah Langsdon, associate curator at Weber State University's Special Collections, talks about the journals of Dr. Edward Rich and his wife Almira.

Parcel Map - Interactive GIS Map of Parcel Records. Zoning Map - Planning Utah book Zoning Map of both Eastern Summit County and Snyderville Basin Planning Districts. County Road Map - Interactive Map of Public Roads in Summit County. Wildfire Risk Assessment - Assess the Wildfire Threat and Risk based on your g tool is provided by the State of Utah.

A relay system allows residents to report their fellow residents’ misdeeds or shortcomings. This type of behavior is encouraged in Promontory, while in other areas of the prison it might be frowned upon by fellow inmates. For example, if a resident fails to wipe down a sink after using it, one of his dorm mates might report him to a peer.

Summit County officials confronted representatives of Promontory Development last week about the status of the 37 employee housing units that are required under its Utah book agreement.

Eastern Summit County Planning Commissioners and County Council members challenged Promontory to draft a plan within 30 days outlining a timeframe for. A concept to link the nation by rail became a reality on and America's frontier was nearly history (Fig.

Construction of the first transcontinental railroad and the meeting of the Union and Central Pacific Railroads at Promontory Summit not only contributed to the development of the west but, in fact, pulled the west coast ito the continental mainstream.

The Utah Central, as this railroad was named, began construction one week after the driving of the Golden Spike at Promontory Summit onand was completed on Jan. 1, The transcontinental railroad's completion was a joyous event in Salt Lake City. The Utah book transcontinental railroad was completed at Promontory Summit, Utah, on 10 May Unique to this construction was the employment of thousands of ethnic Chinese railroad workers.

Cite this Record. National Survey of Historic Sites and Buildings, Golden Spike National Historic Site. Special Report on Promontory Summit, Utah, National Park Service.

The Promontory Mountains are a range in Box Elder County, range is oriented north-south and has a length of about 35 miles (56 km). The southern portion forms a cape extending 20 miles (32 km) south into the Great Salt First Transcontinental Railroad was completed with the Golden Spike just north of the range at Promontory Special report on Promontory Summit in the Utah Country: United States.

PROMONTORY SUMMIT, Utah — The first block of individual vehicle passes for May 10 has sold out in two weeks. A second block will be available starting at 10 a.m. Mountain Time on April 1, Spikethe organization coordinating the celebration said Monday in a Facebook post.

Promontory Point is the cape or southernmost point of the peninsula formed where the Promontory Mountains project into the northern Great Salt Lake at in Box Elder County, Utah, with an elevation of 4, feet (1, m) above sea It is kilometres ( mi) northwest of the west end of Fremont Island in Weber County.

Promontory Point also refers to the location. The very site where the last and Golden Spike was driven to commemorate the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad.

When I was in school, the location of the Golden Spike ceremony was always described as "Promontory Point." The wiki article about Promontory Point makes it clear that the point and the summit are two different things. However, the two are still confused in the public mind--googling "Promontory Point" and "Golden Spike" g+ hits.

Amenities & Activities The Promontory lifestyle is about so much more than world-class amenities and endless activities for you and your family. It’s about coming here and immersing yourself in the natural beauty surrounding you and enjoying all the community has to offer.

We hope you will find this added service beneficial and helpful to the management of your Promontory home. To register a guest, manage multiple accounts or use a one-time registration code, please navigate to the member/owner website.

Should you need any assistance with ForeTees, please contact us at Onthe first transcontinental railroad was established at Promontory Summit in the Utah territory, where the Union and Central Pacific Railroads met.

Utah Department of Corrections. UDC Coronavirus (COVID) Updates Page updated 05/05/ Visit for statewide information. This page offers general information and UDC-related updates regarding the Coronavirus UTAH RESPONSE: The Utah Department of Corrections (UDC) is working collaboratively with state partners — including the.

Awards. Over awards set as one of the best government sites in the nation. View more of 's award-winning projects». THE PACIFIC RAILROAD. Further Particulars of the Ceremonies at Promontory, Utah — Sentiments and Speeches — The Future Policy of the Road — Enthusiasm at the Conclusion of the Work.

Special Dispatch to the New York Times. Promontory, Utah, Tuesday, May These are replicas of the originals that met at Promontory Summit on May 10th, for the wedding of the rails ceremony.

They operate daily from May 1st through mid-October, except on boiler wash days. Demonstration runs start at am with the arrival of the Jupiter followed by the arrival of the No.

at am. North West, Promontory Summit, UT Directions: Golden Spike National Historical Park. I exit Drive west on UT/Promontory Rd for 20 miles.

Utah (/ ˈ juː t ɑː / YOO-tah, / ˈ juː t ɔː / YOO-taw) is a state in the western United became the 45th state admitted to the U.S. on January 4, Utah is the 13th-largest by area, 30th-most-populous, and 11th-least-densely populated of the 50 United has a population of more than 3 million according to the Census estimate for July 1, Before statehood: Utah Territory.

Promontory Club, Park City, Utah. 2, likes talking about this 7, were here. Promontory/5(67). Utah Historical Quarterly was established in to publish articles, documents, and reviews contributing to knowledge of Utah rterly is published four times a year by the Utah State Historical Society, Rio Grande, Salt Lake City, Utah Phone () for membership and publications information.

Promontory Summit, northwest of Salt Lake City, Utah, is notable as the location where the First Transcontinental Railroad in the United States was officially completed on Numerous directors and dignitaries of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Central Pacific Railroad were in attendance.

President Ulysses S. Grant himself hammered in the Golden. Onthe First Transcontinental Railroad was completed at Promontory Summit, Utah. The event was billed as the “Wedding of the Rails.” [3] While presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was born in Detroit, Michigan, he calls Utah home.

Promontory is a class 2 railroad ghost town in Box Elder County that has never had permanent residents. It was a construction camp tent town. Promontory is notable as the location of Promontory Summit where the United States' Transcontinental Railroad was officially completed on Promontory served as the terminus for both the Central Pacific and the.

When you buy a home at Promontory— the premier Park City Luxury Real Estate Community—you make more than a financial decision. You invest in world-class recreation, world class facilities for championship golf, skiing, hiking, fishing, equestrian and family activities, all in a setting where future generations will continue to say, "It's our family tradition.".

Park Ranger David Kilton visits Promontory Summit, the site where the golden spike was struck oncompleting construction on the Transcontinental Railroad. Promontory Summit, Utah is where the Golden Spike was driven in celebration of the completion of the First Transcontinental locomotives are featured in the famous photo of the event: Central Pacific #60 (Jupiter) and Union Pacific # Inthe National Park Service had approached O'Connor Engineering Laboratories of Costa Mesa, California, to construct.

PROMONTORY SUMMIT, Utah — A day after Union Pacific officials used “#DONE” to memorialize the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, a U.S. presidential historian says the railroad’s completion should conjure a different four-letter word: H-O-P-E.

PROMONTORY Zip Code (UT) The Zipcode for Promontory is. Promontory is in Box Elder, Utah in the South West region of the USA.

It is located about 51 miles north-northwest of UT's capital city of Salt Lake City. The Summit County Sheriff’s office says that a Promontory resident has died from an accidental fall. Additionally, a Coalville house fire last week is being investigated by the State Fire Marshall. Sheriff’s Lt.

Andrew Wright said On Saturday night, officers got a call from a house in Promontory a little after p.m.

The story goes that onthe Central Pacific Railroad’s tracks from the west were connected to the Union Pacific Railroad’s tracks from the east in.

The Utah Department of Natural Resources Map and Bookstore is operated by the Utah Geological Survey; a division of the Department of Natural Resources. Summit and Wasatch Counties, Utah.

$ Fault Trace Mapping and Surface-Fault-Rupture Special Study Zone Delineation of the Wasatch Fault Zone, Utah and Idaho. $ Utah. OnPromontory Summit was the site of a grand celebration, as the Union Pacific's No.

and the Central Pacific's Jupiter touched cowcatchers to complete the transcontinental. Cancel free on most hotels. Score awesome deals on Promontory hotels. Promontory has lots of places to visit including Golden Spike National Historic Park. Shop for deals across a selection of hotels, starting at USD 65 per night.

English: Media related to Promontory, Utah, an unincorporated community in on the northern end of Promontory Hollow east-central Box Elder County, Utah, United States, that is the current site of the Golden Spike National Historical ce of: unincorporated community.Promontory Summit Coupon Codes Promontory Summit Coupon Codes The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and The Race to Promontory: The Transcontinental Railroad and the American West is a major traveling exhibition celebrating the th anniversary of the “Meeting of the Rails” at Promontory Summit, Utah, on.2) Click a point on the map, this will be the left side of the cross-section.

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