Journey to Promontory

Journey to Promontory

Imagine for a moment, one of the most important transportation events in America is about to take place. The date is May 10th, 1869 and you sense excitement in the air. A restless crowd has assembled, dignitaries have gathered, the last rail is about to be placed, two steam locomotives face each other ready to meet. The Golden Spike is driven, a cheer goes out, the band strikes up, and celebration champagne flows. The telegraph message consists of one single word, “DONE.” Viewers can transport...
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  • program length: 60 minutes

Wednesday, March 20 at 1:00 am on 12.1

additional airdates

  • Tuesday, March 19 at 8:00 pm on 12.1