The Gold Spike. The spike commemorates the joining of the Central Pacific and Union Pacific Railways at Promontory, Utah, on May 10, 1869. Stanford University Museum of Art Printed by H. S. Crocker co. for the Committee for Art at Stanford [photo of Gold Spike on red velvet on front, text on back]

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Type of resource still image
Form prints (visual works)
Extent 1 photograph
Place Stanford (Calif.)
Language English
Digital origin reformatted digital


Subject Stanford University
Subject Prints
Genre Prints (visual works)

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Print Number 330
Location SC1039
Repository Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives

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The materials are open for research use and may be used freely for non-commercial purposes with an attribution. For commercial permission requests, please contact the Stanford University Archives (
Copyright © The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


Stanford University print collection, 1862-2001

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