Throwback: Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah

   Golden Spike National Historic Site is a U.S. National Historic Site located at Promontory Summit, north of the Great Salt Lake in Utah. It commemorates the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad where the Central Pacific Railroad and the Union Pacific Railroad met on May 10, 1869.[2] The final joining of the rails spanning … More Throwback: Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah

On the Net: Utah’s Bingham Canyon Mine: One of The World’s Biggest Man-Made Holes | The Weather Channel

At nearly three miles across and 3/4 of a mile deep, Utah’s Bingham Canyon Mine is deep enough to fit two of Chicago’s Willis Towers stacked on top of one another. Source: Utah’s Bingham Canyon Mine: One of The World’s Biggest Man-Made Holes | The Weather Channel I was surprised when I saw this headline … More On the Net: Utah’s Bingham Canyon Mine: One of The World’s Biggest Man-Made Holes | The Weather Channel

Throwback: Utah State Capitol Views, No Filter

Among the State Capitols that I’ve been to (there are at least 20),Utah’s State Capitol I think, has the best views.  One could see mountains and well manicured lawns from one point.  Buildings stand against a background of blue sky and cottony clouds from another. Then there’s the garden and old Capitol building. There is so … More Throwback: Utah State Capitol Views, No Filter

Throwback: Golden Spike National Historic Site

In Promontory Summit, Utah Territory, Golden Spike National Historic Site continues to keep alive the history of the first Transcontinental Railroad. Telling the story of Jupiter, and 119. Trains helped change our way of life. In some areas of the world they are an essential part of commuters’ lives. I welcome every opportunity in learning … More Throwback: Golden Spike National Historic Site