Stairway to Promontory Historical

Stairway to Promontory Historical (HM1W3I)

Location: Corinne, UT 84307 Box Elder County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 33.975', W 112° 37.482'

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The cut below you on the Union Pacific grade is a good example
of the stair step construction method used by the railroads. The
workers were set to grading, scraping and blasting on several
different levels of a cut at once. This method increased efficiency
and speed in building the railroad. Excavation on this cut was
most likely terminated about April 9, 1869, when the
decision was made that the
railroads should meet at
Promontory. The decision
called a halt to the great
railroad race which had
previously resulted in 250
miles of parallel grading in
northern Utah. (picture)
HM NumberHM1W3I
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, December 4th, 2016 at 9:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 364534 N 4602893
Decimal Degrees41.56625000, -112.62470000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 33.975', W 112° 37.482'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 33' 58.5" N, 112° 37' 28.92" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Golden Spike Loop Rd, Corinne UT 84307, US
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