1883: An Extravagant Ceremony Marks the Completion of the Northern Pacific Railway — Transportation History

September 8, 1883 The Northern Pacific Railway, the first of the northern transcontinental railroads, was officially completed in an extravagant ceremony near Gold Creek in the southwestern part of the Montana Territory (now the state of Montana). This railway line, spanning across the northern tier of the western United States, provided what would become a […]

1883: An Extravagant Ceremony Marks the Completion of the Northern Pacific Railway — Transportation History

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