The transcontinental railroad project was completed at Promontory Point, Utah. A team from the the Union Pacific railroad company working west from the east coast and a team from the Central Pacific railroad company working east from the west met there with great celebration on May 10th 1869.
Wilson's Promontory in southern Victoria. South Point in the Promontory is the southern most point in mainland Australia.
The transcontinental railroad was completed.
There are two famous locations called Promontory Point.Near Promontory Point, Utah, the transcontinental railroad was completed at "Promontory Summit" (41.62° N, 112.58° W) with the joining of the eastern and western sections. A later section of the railroad, the Lucin Cutoff, passes through Promontory Point, which is at 41.22° N, 112.41° W, slightly to the southeast.Promontory Point in Chicago, Illinois, is a 12-acre manmade peninsula into Lake Michigan in Burnham Park. Its location is 41.80° N, 87.58° W.
Promontory Point is in Box Elder County in Utah. It is the site where on May 10, 1869, the First Transcontinental Railroad was completed.
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Promontory Point in Utah is where the Lucin Cutoff intersects with the Promontory Peninsula. The Lucin Cutoff is a railroad line crossing the Great Salt Lake.
On May 10 , 1869 the track of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific met a Promontory Point , Utah Territory.
The Union and Central Pacific railroads were joined by the Golden Spike, creating the first Trans-continental rail line.
It is at Promontory Point, Utah that the final spike was hammered in to complete the Transcontinental Railroad.
It marks the point where the transcontinental railroad system was completed.
The official meeting point for the Central Pacific and the Union Pacific was at Promontory Summit, Utah (also known as Promontory Point) Utah on 10 May 1869.
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The southernmost point on mainland Australia is South Point, on Wilson's Promontory, in Victoria.
No. A spur is a promontory or secondary summit, a high point not a low point.
Do you mean a point of land - that could be a promontory
This is true. The Union Pacific Railroad was the first trans-continental railroad. It ran from Chicago and Promontory Point, Utah.