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#780-7:  First Transcontinental Railroad - Site of Completion of Pacific Railroad

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Location:

Mossdale County Park, Manthey Rd

37.787737,-121.307384

 

 

Plaque:

No Plaque

Notes:

Website says there is a plaque, but I couldn't find it.


From the Guidebook:

The construction of the San Joaquin River bridge completed the last link of the transcontinental railroad. Building has proceeded simultaneously from the bay area and Sacramento to meet at the San Joaquin River. The first train crossed the bridge on September 8, 1869.



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