About Journey to PromontoryJourney to Promontory, the latest special issue from Trains magazine, explores one of the most important transportation events in America's history – the completion of the first transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869. Written by top experts including John Hankey, Bill Stephens, and Jim Ehrenberger, the special edition recounts the 150-year history of our nation's first super railroad with extraordinary detail and imagery. Featured topics include how railroads won the west, building the tracks, where the Golden Spike made history, Sherman Hill - then and now, today's modern Union Pacific, site maps and historical photos, Promontory, Utah now, celebrating the 150th anniversary, and much more!
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