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Gold Spike Lecture Series - Empire Express

Sep 26, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Building the First Transcontinental Railroad, Thursday, September 26, 2019, 7:00pm

Author and Senior Lecturer of English and American Literature at Middlebury College David Haward Bain will present an intriguing look back at the creation and building of the Transcontinental Railroad, arguably the single greatest technological feat of the 19th century, based on his award-winning book Empire Express: Building the First Transcontinental Railroad.

Tickets for the event are $14 for General Admission and $7 for members of the Sacramento History Museum, California State Railroad Museum or the Crocker Art Museum. The lecture will be held at the California State Railroad Museum. Tickets can be purchase by calling 916-808-7059 or online.


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