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Pam W wrote a review Oct 2020
Wichita, Kansas73 contributions17 helpful votes
There isn't really much to see but if you are interested in railroad sights it is fine. It is free and just a giant concrete spike painted gold. Just unusual.
Date of experience: September 2020
rschiller wrote a review Aug 2020
Garden Grove, California224 contributions59 helpful votes
So, this is indeed a giant Golden Spike which signifies the eastern terminus of the Union Pacific transcontinental railway. The statue was done for a publicity stunt for a Cecil B. DeMille movie. No sign of train tracks around...it's in an empty park and across from the Golden Spike Trailer Park. If you're in the area, sure, make a quick stop at this quirky locale otherwise no need to go out of your way.…
Date of experience: August 2020
Windsurferguy01 wrote a review Nov 2019
Churchville, Maryland209 contributions167 helpful votes
Like a lot of these roadside attractions such as the Golden Driller in Tulsa or the Blue Whale, this is a drive by, pull over, read a plaque and take a picture. My advice is to stop by, take a picture and then head to the Union Pacific Museum a couple miles away and that will then make for a good day.…
Date of experience: October 2019
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CastlePerson wrote a review Nov 2018
Council Bluffs, Iowa47 contributions8 helpful votes
Not much here. If you're into railroad history or quirky things this would probably be something you'd want to see.
Date of experience: March 2018
Larry H wrote a review Oct 2018
Kearney, Nebraska39 contributions17 helpful votes
It is kind of worth a quick drive by. Nothing much to see at the spike itself. However, a few blocks away is the Union Pacific Railroad Museum and it is well worth seeing.
Date of experience: November 2017