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Ogden celebrates 150 year anniversary of transcontinental railroad with golden spike reenactment

Ogden celebrates 150 year anniversary of transcontinental railroad with golden spike reenactment
Posted at 7:44 AM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 13:45:22-04

OGDEN, Utah -- The Union Pacific Railroad is marking the 150th anniversary of the completion of the transcontinental railroad.

The celebration includes a reenactment of the moment the golden spike was driven to unite the two rail lines, which will occur in Ogden.

The reenactment includes "Big Boy", a historic steam locomotive.

Fox 13's Tamara Vaifanua has more on the event in the video above.