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The Last Spike

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The story behind the sign started with the advent of U.S. railroad construction in the later half of the 19th century and ended in 1905 as workers completed the last transcontinental line to Southern California and one of the last to the Pacific. There wasn't a big to-do made over the event, but those present on that January 30th day felt some recognition was due. The sign was erected to commemorate the railroad which helped to make a desert state a landmark destination today. (Submitted by Abraham Cobian III)

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