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Golden Spike Ceremony

Despite the periodic rain, the Golden spike Ceremony on October 26, 2003 was a complete success! Thanks to all who helped make it happen, and to all those who joined us in the celebration!

Paul Shamonis hands golden spike to one of the first hundres visitors to the Golden Spike Ceremony.

Bob Hassett tells museum visitors about the FL9 #2023 at the Golden Spike Day at the museum.

The inclement weather didn't keep the people from lining up at the ticket booth for the Golden Spike Ceremony later that day.

People gather for the Golden Spike Ceremony. This view from the 44 tonner.

Dave and Barbara Peters set up their fabulous Operation Lifesaver Information Table at our Golden Spike Ceremony.

Copyright 2002-2003 Connecticut Eastern Chapter, National Railway Historical Society

Photos on this page are by and 2003 Robert A. LaMay