Winter Steam Days Coming To Golden Spike National Historic Site

Golden Spike National Historic Site in Utah will be holding its annual Winter Steam Days on December 28, 29 and 30 this year.

"The Last Spike" - Separating Fact From Tradition At Golden Spike National Historic Site

If you were a contestant on one of several TV shows that test your knowledge of famous historical events, how would you fare if the question involved the driving of the "golden spike" to mark the completion of the transcontinental railroad? If you happened to miss a key fact or two, you'd be in good company, and the staff at Golden Spike National Historic Site has to contend with some long-established traditions that don't quite "hit the nail on the head."

Exploring The Engine House At Golden Spike National Historic Site

Venture into the engine house at Golden Spike National Historic Site and you'll walk into the past, surrounded by steam engines and the men that keep them running.

Didn't Get A Chance To Take In The Steam Festival At Golden Spike National Historic Site? Check Out These Videos And Photos

Couldn't make it to Golden Spike National Historic Site for the annual Steam Festival? Check out these photos and videos to experience it.

National Park Visits Help Grow Utah's Tourism Industry By Nearly 5 Percent In 2010

Utah's collection of national parks, monuments, and historic sites helped generate $6.5 billion in tourism spending for the state in 2010, an increase of nearly 5 percent, according to state calculations.

Special NPS Events for Railroad Buffs May 9th and 10th

Recreation of the historic East Meets West photo.
Fans of trains and national parks have opportunities for special activities in a number of cities across the country on May 9 and 10, 2009.