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The Race to Promontory

Presented by Crocker Art Museum at Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento CA

Jun 23 2019
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Sep 29 2019
The Race to Promontory

This exhibition celebrates the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad at Promontory Summit, Utah, on May 10, 1869, when the Central Pacific and its eastern counterpart, the Union Pacific, were joined by a golden spike. Two photographers, Andrew Joseph Russell for the Union Pacific and Alfred A. Hart for the Central Pacific, documented the railroad’s
challenging path through mountains and plains. Their original photographs and stereoviews, as well as archival materials relating to the

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Free with Museum Admission

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Youth (Ages 6-17) $6
Children (Ages 5 and younger) Free
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Crocker Art Museum

216 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

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