Jupiter of the Central Pacific Railroad was one of the locomotives that met in the 1869 Golden Spike Ceremony in Utah, marking completion of America's first transcontinental railroad.
The American rail network did not run coast to coast until June 4, 1876, when a train named the Transcontinental Express arrived in San Francisco 83 hours and 39 minutes after it left New York City.
May 11, 2012 1:06 PM PDT
Photo by: Railarchive.net
| Caption by: James Martin
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