Discover the transcontinental railroad’s Golden State
history in a new exhibit celebrating the 150th anniversary of the
Based on an online exhibit developed by the
California State Archives, the installation features
historic documents and maps drawn from its collections.
Also featured are photographs and artifacts from the California
State Library and California State Parks chronicling how the
1,912-mile line connected America coast-to-coast and united the
Opens on May 10, 2019, to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the
“Golden Spike” Ceremony in Promontory, UT.