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The entire journal issue is online as a searchable pdf file. (Note that details in photographs included in these articles can be best seen by zooming your pdf viewer to 300% magnification.) The contents are below; two of the articles are also reproduced as web pages:
|WARNING! Language included reflects the prejudices typical of the 19th century.|
The Transcontinental Railroad and the
Development of the West.
By Leonard J. Arrington ..... 3
Contracting for the Union Pacific.
By Robert G. Athearn ..... 16
Chinese Laborers and the Construction
of the Central Pacific.
By George Kraus ..... 41
Golden Spike National Historic Site:
Development of an Historical Reconstruction.
By F. A. Ketterson, Jr ..... 58
Rendezvous at Promontory:
The "Jupiter" and No. 119.
By Gerald M. Best ..... 69
Driving The Last Spike at Promontory, 1869.
By J. N. Bowman ..... 76
Corinne, the Fair: Gateway to Montana Mines.
By Brigham D. and Betty M. Madsen ..... 102
The Undriving of the Golden Spike.
By David H. Mann ..... 124
Mid-Century Crossing by Rail.
By Jack Goodman ..... 135