Gold Spike Lecture Series

Tickets:  $7 for members
(Sacramento History Museum, California State Railroad Museum and Crocker Art Museum)
$14 for general public

Thursday, September 26, – David Haward Bain

7 p.m. Overview of the Creation of the Transcontinental Railroad from 1842 to its Completion 

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.

Location: California State Railroad Museum

 

 

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