Two locomotives on Promontory Summit by Zhi Lin

"The Spike at 150: Myths and Realities" opens Saturday, March 23, 2019, at the Brigham City Museum of Art & History. This work of art by Zhi Lin is part of the exhibit.

10 a.m. to close - Spike 150 Open House

A train display, slideshow and information about railroading from the Golden Spike to present day.

Location: West Millard’s Great Basin Museum, Delta

Tickets: Free

6 p.m. - Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroad

This presentation by Stanford University’s Shelley Fishkin looks at the Chinese railroad workers who helped build the transcontinental railroad.

Location: Union Station, Ogden

Tickets: Free

7 p.m. - The Dance and the Railroad

The Salt Lake Acting Company presents a reading of David Henry Hwang’s historic play about the Chinese railroad worker strike of 1867.

Location: Salt Lake Acting Company Chapel Theatre, Salt Lake City

Tickets: $20 in person at Salt Lake Acting Company. $21 if purchased online at the company’s website, https://bit.ly/2P6VVJx

7 p.m. - The Crossing: Box Elder's Golden Treasure

Watch vignette performances of what it was like during the Bear River Crossing to Brigham City with highlights about the history of the railroad.

Location: Old Barn Community Theater, Garland

Tickets: Free, but a reservation is required and can be made at 435-452-1674

 

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