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“East and West shaking hands at laying of the last rail,” Promontory Summit, Utah. Photograph was taken by Andrew Russell on May 10, 1869. General Dodge, chief engineer for Union Pacific, is pictured shaking hands on the right, with Central Pacific engineer Montague on the left. This print was created before the original glass plate was broken. The glass plate negative is in the collection of the Oakland Museum (California). Photo courtesy Union Pacific Museum.

“East and West shaking hands at laying of the last rail,” Promontory Summit, Utah. Photograph was taken by Andrew Russell on May 10, 1869. General Dodge, chief engineer for Union Pacific, is pictured shaking hands on the right, with Central Pacific engineer Montague on the left. This print was created before the original glass plate was broken. The glass plate negative is in the collection of the Oakland Museum (California). Photo courtesy Union Pacific Museum.

“East and West shaking hands at laying of the last rail,” Promontory Summit, Utah. Photograph was taken by Andrew Russell on May 10, 1869. General Dodge, chief engineer for Union Pacific, is pictured shaking hands on the right, with Central Pacific engineer Montague on the left. This print was created before the original glass plate was broken. The glass plate negative is in the collection of the Oakland Museum (California). Photo courtesy Union Pacific Museum.

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