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Golden Spike Monument

S. 21st Street & 9th Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

This 56-foot golden concrete spike was erected in 1939 with the premiere of the film "Union Pacific." The spike pays tribute to the completion of the nation's first transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869.  

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