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Transcontinental Railroad Complete In 1869..

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May 17, 1869

THE CIRCULAR, Oneida NY, May 17, 1869.

* Transcontinental Railroad Completed
* Last Spike Driven in at Promontory Summit
A small size newspaper from the famous Oneida Community in New York, an early "commune" in experimental living. Various religiously-themed content but a bit of reporting of news of the day as well. An interesting title from this interesting community in in upstate New York. 8 pages in nice condition.

This issue contains an article on the famous last spike being driven at Promontory Summit that finally completed the Transcontinental Railroad.

Category: Post-Civil War