Promontory Summit, Utah -- The Golden Spike was hammered through on May 10, 1869, thereby completing the Transcontinental Railroad ... Thousands of miles of track that united the country. An incredible project which blasted through mountains, paved over fields, and bridged over water. Click here for Mr. Klaff at the eastern terminus in Council Bluffs. CLICK HERE TO LEARN EVEN MORE ABOUT THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD!!!