The golden spike.

by Golden Spike Symposium University of Utah 1969.

Publisher: Utah State Historical Society in [Salt Lake City]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 153 Downloads: 34
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Places:

  • Utah,
  • West (U.S.)

Subjects:

  • Pacific railroads,
  • Railroads -- West (U.S.),
  • Utah -- History

Edition Notes

StatementDavid E. Miller, editor.
SeriesUniversity of Utah publications in the American West, v. 10, University of Utah publications in the American West ;, v. 10.
ContributionsMiller, David E., ed., Utah. University. Western History Center.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE2763 1868 .G63 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 153 p.
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5429626M
ISBN 100913738123
LC Control Number73075916
OCLC/WorldCa866003

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