Noon...Monday...May 10th, 1869A rough crowd had gathered at the far set of tracks 15 yards ahead. Six million spikes and six years' work lay behind them. Now, only one section of rails was left undone. The honor of ceremonially "finishing" the Pacific railroad with a spike maul hot-wired to the telegraph line fell to two railroad barons who had spearheaded the roadbuilding: Stanford and Durant.
|Placed By||National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12T E 370780 N 4608470|
|Decimal Degrees||41.61750000, -112.55101667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 37.05', W 112° 33.061'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 37' 3" N, 112° 33' 3.66" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 22000 W Rd, Corinne UT 84307, US|
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