First Transcontinental Railroad - Site of Completion of Pacific Railroad
California State Historic Landmark 780-7
#780-7 First Transcontinental Railroad
Site of Completion of Pacific Railroad
The construction of the San Joaquin River bridge completed the last link of the transcontinental railroad.
Building had simultaneously proceeded from the Bay Area and Sacramento and met at the San Joaquin River. The first train crossed the bridge on September 8, 1869.
Nothing remains of this site.
From I-5 take Louise Ave exit. Take W side frontage road (Manthey) S 1.8 mi to
entrance to Mossdale Crossing Park and Ramp, 2.0 mi N of intersection of I-5 and
Return to other landmarks in San Joaquin county.
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