Jupiter The Spikes


A replica of the Jupiter (CP # 60) at the Golden Spike National Historic Site



The Jupiter lead the train that carried Leland Stanford, one of the "Big Four" owners of the Central Pacific Railroad, and other railway officials to the Golden Spike Ceremony.












chain on the drive wheel


cleaning the wheel



viewing the engine



to deliver sand to the track to increase traction






the last spike


the tie for the other spikes

Jupiter The Spikes

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