Golden Spike National Historic Site

NE of Great Salt Lake
Promontory, Utah

Historic Document

Golden Spike National Historic Site is located in Box Elder County, Utah certified as a historic location on Saturday October 15, 1966. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Transportation, more specifically a Rail-Related. Golden Spike National Historic Site was nominated by as a historic location by Federal Agency based on Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential and its significance in Commerce, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Engineering, Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Politics/Government, Communications, Social History.

Golden Spike National Historic Site Information

Other Name: Promontory Summit
Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: Site
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1868, 1869
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Central Pacific Railroad; Union Pacific Railroad
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: National Park Service

Golden Spike National Historic Site Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 27353
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 407
Number of historically contributing structures: 9
Number of historically contributing objects: 1
Number of noncontributing buildings: 2
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 2
Related Sections:
Promontory Historic Locations Box Elder County Historic Locations Utah Historic Locations