Image: East and West Shaking hands at the laying of last rail Union Pacific Railroad - Restoration

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Description: The ceremony for the driving of the golden spike at Promontory Summit, Utah on May 10, 1869; completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad. At center left, Samuel S. Montague, Central Pacific Railroad, shakes hands with Grenville M. Dodge, Union Pacific Railroad (center right).
Title: "East and West shaking hands at the laying of the last rail" of the Union Pacific Railroad
Credit: Yale University Libraries
Author: Andrew J. Russell
Usage Terms: Public domain
License: Public domain
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