Last Friday was the 150th anniversary of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad. Train enthusiast, curious tourists and local Utahns gathered at Promontory Summit to celebrate the life-altering railroad that connected the nation.
UPR’s Dani Hayes was there and brings us the audio story.
Interested in more railroad stories? UPR created a full-hour audio documentary called "Ride The Rails." It explores the effects the railroad had after the completion of the transcontinental. It can be found by clicking here.