Alameda Terminal of the First Transcontinental Railroad

California State Historic Landmark 440

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#440 Alameda Terminal of the First Transcontinental Railroad, Alameda
First Transcontinental Railroad
On September 6, 1869 first transcontinental railroad train linking two great oceans, and consisting of twelve cars and three locomotives passed here on way to a wharf terminal west of here, a location now covered by lagoon for take-off trans-pacific planes, and within confines, present U.S. Naval Air Station. Original celebration held near this spot.

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NW corner of Lincoln Ave and Webster St, Alameda.

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