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Golden Spike Monument

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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.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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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.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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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.
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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.
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Date of experience: March 2018
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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.
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Date of experience: November 2017
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