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May God Continue the Unity of Our Country

ECV  NILES CALIF. 

ECV 
NILES CALIF. 

"MAY GOD CONTINUE THE UNITY OF OUR 
COUNTRY AS THIS RAILROAD UNITES THE 
TWO GREAT OCEANS OF THE WORLD "
THE GOLD SPIKE CEREMONY AT PROMONTORY 
UTAH IN MAY OF 1889 UNITED THE 
TRACKS OF THE CENTRAL PACIFIC AND 
UNION PACIFIC RAILROADS, HOWEVER 
THE RAILS DID NOT SPAN THE UNITED 
STATES FROM OCEAN TO OCEAN UNTIL 
SOME MONTHS LATER, IN SEPTEMBER 
THE FINAL LINK BETWEEN SAN FRANCISCO 
AND SACRAMENTO WAS COMPLETED NEAR 
THE FLOUR MILL OF JESUS VALLEJO, A 
SHORT DISTANCE EAST OF THIS LOCATION 
DEDICATED BY 
JOAQUIN MURRIETA CHAPTER NO. 13 
E CLAMPUS VITUS 
AND 
NILES MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION 
AUGUST 4, 1979 


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