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Near Corinne in Box Elder County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

May 10, 1869

 
 
May 10, 1869 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 27, 2014
1. May 10, 1869 Marker
Inscription. With an officer of the Twenty-first U.S. Infantry posed on the completed tracks and men of his regiment behind him, dignitaries of the Union Pacific Railroad stand for a photograph. Dr. Thomas C. Durant, Union Pacific Vice-President, is seen , at center, wearing the gauntlets. To his left, the gentleman with the white muttonchops whiskers is Union Pacific Director Sidney Dillon. Third person to Dillonís left is Grenville M. Dodge, Union Pacific Chief Engineer.
 
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 41° 37.071′ N, 112° 33.101′ W. Marker is near Corinne, Utah, in Box Elder County. Marker can be reached from Golden Spike Road (22000 West Road) near 6400 North Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corinne UT 84307, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Locomotives of Golden Spike - Jupiter (a few steps from this marker); September 8, 1942 (a few steps from this marker); The Locomotives of Golden Spike - No. 119 (within shouting distance of this marker); May 9, 1869 (within
May 10, 1869 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe
2. May 10, 1869
Photo of original marker which was replaced.
shouting distance of this marker); September 1869 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named September 1869 (within shouting distance of this marker); Competition 1869 (within shouting distance of this marker); Last Spike Driven (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinne.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in the exhibit area behind the Golden Spike Visitors Center.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
May 10, 1869 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 27, 2014
3. May 10, 1869 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 297 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 20, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   2. submitted on November 20, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   3. submitted on February 20, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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