FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 10, 2019
Wasatch Railroad Contractors Honors the 150th Anniversary of the Laying of the Golden Spike
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The company has completed extensive restoration work at the Golden Spike National Historic Site.
Cheyenne, Wyoming – Wasatch Railroad Contractor’s Chairman of the Board and CEO John E. Rimmasch issued the following statement, noting the 150th anniversary of the laying of the golden spike at Promontory Summit, Utah:
“We are pleased to join with the wider railroad and railfan community to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the first transcontinental railroad in the United States,” said Rimmasch. “Our company is humbled to have played a part in ensuring the Central Pacific Jupiter and Union Pacific No. 119, located at the Golden Spike National Historic Site, are in tip-top shape to receive visitors from around the world today.”
In 2015, WRC performed inspection and boiler repair work on the Central Pacific Jupiter and Union Pacific Railroad No. 119. The work was completed at the Golden Spike National Historic Site. The company continues to work with national parks, not-for-profit organizations, state and local governments, and private entities to bring America’s railroad history back to life.
Wasatch Railroad Contractors is a leading historic railroad restoration and repair company located in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Our team has worked with communities, National Parks, and government institutions to bring our share railroad history to life. WRC is an expert in cosmetic and operational restorations, inspections and evaluations, and maintains a burgeoning equipment relocation logistics business segment. www.wrrc.us.