The Last Spike

Coast To Coast

Oct 7 2021 • 14 mins

On Nov 7, 1885 at 9:22 a.m., the official last spike was hammered in at a spot in the Eagle Pass by Sir Donald Smith. With that, the 14 year odyssey of the construction of the transcontinental railway had come to an end. What is the story behind that famous photo though? What happened before, and what happened after? Today, the last episode of Coast to Coast Support: Donate: E-mail: Twitter: Instagram: @Bairdo37 YouTube: