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Sep 5, 2019 - Tremonton, Utah

Headed down I-15 to Tremonton, Utah where we discovered a new RV park called Aspen Grove RV Park. Beautiful new park with abundant space and paved interior roads and sites. Met a nice couple from Reno who were here visiting their daughter at Utah State. We would highly recommend this park to those traveling in the area of I-15, and I-84.

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Fall 2019

Jul 22, 2019 - Stop over day two

Left Baker City before 7 am. We decided the original stopping place I picked out was too far off the freeway so I picked another one. It is through a program called Harvest Host where you stay at wineries, farms, museums, etc. I found a ranch along the 15 and contacted them. A lot of back and forth with no resolve, we decided that we needed to find another place. Scott saw a sign for an rv park at the next exit so off we went. We are staying at Aspen Grove Park in Tremonton, UT. 400 miles for the day. The park is a new park. The spots are...

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The Wood wedding

Jul 20, 2019 - Tremonton UT

Sunday and Monday must have been pretty boring because I can’t for the life of me recall doing anything journal-worthy...but we made up for it on Tuesday and Wednesday. Tuesday was a drive-eat-drive-hike-drive-eat-drive day. It started with a drive of about 45 minutes east into Logan where I grabbed a bagel sammich before we headed about 5 miles further east into Logan Canyon for a hike to see Wind Cave. The hike was just under 4 miles roundtrip and about half of it was uphill...funny how that works. According to the trail guide it says we...

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Jul 12, 2019 - Tremonton UT

Our drive day was thankfully uneventful...just the way we like it. I had feared that the drive from Heber City to Tremonton was going to take us west on I-80 through the mountains to just south of Salt Lake City, then we would have to fight the northbound traffic and construction on I-15 through SLC but we got lucky. The best route according to the trucker software that I use took us back north and onto I-84 on the east side of the mountains then onto I-15 at Ogden which bypassed the SLC traffic. That made the short 2 hour drive a lot less...

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Jun 30, 2012 - Tremonton, UT 6-12

We arrived after a nice trip up from Moab. Originally, we had planned to stop in the town of Springville, below Salt Lake City, for a couple nights in order to explore Salt Lake City, but then we heard about a fire that was about 15 miles from our campground so decided to cancel that reservation and continue north to Tremonton. As we drove through the area we could see and smell the smoke, so were happy we had made that decision. Our first day we decided to drive to Logan to see the Cache Valley and do a little shopping. As with most towns...

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Dec 29, 2010 - Damn Snow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Snow sucks when you want to get somewhere. Snow covered roads, wipers that don't want to deal with the heavy snow. It's one o'clock and stopped for the day. Three hours to go 90 miles. At least most of the other travellers kept to a reasonable pace. Some of those that didn't ended up in the ditch. Hopefully the snow will let up so we can move on. 100 miles today - total 830 Update: the forecast is for more of the same for the next 24 hrs. Getting cabin fever already. I want to move on.

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Our travels

Aug 20, 2006 - Day 9 - Golden Spike Museum, Prominence Point, UT

On our way out of Utah, we stopped in at the Golden Spike Museum. As we neared the museum, we watched an old train engine cross the tracks in front of us. After paying, we joined the crowd outside to watch a replay of the final moments of the Golden Spike being driven at the junction of the Central Pacific Rail Line and the Union Pacific. Jeromy was sad to learn that the actual golden spike was really four spikes, and that none of them were on display. Since we were told that one of the spikes is missing, Jeromy concocted a plan to search...

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Jun 3, 2006 - The Golden Spike

We visited a location today that we heard about in school. Promontory Summit (not point) where the transcontinental railroad was completed on May 10, 1869 with the ceremonial driving of a golden spike. This National Historic site is North of the Great Salt Lake. We arrived just in time to hear an excellent lecture and see a reenactment of the Last Spike Ceremony. Chris actually played the part of a Mormon Bishop who attended the ceremony with all his wives. There were four special spikes, the gold one and 2 silver spikes and a silver clad...

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May 20, 2006 - DONE!

DONE! That's the single word telegraphed across the country on May 10, 1869, as the Golden Spike was driven in at Promontory Summit, Utah. DONE! That's the word that declared to the world that the first transcontinental railroad was joined in that historic ceremony. DONE! That's the word signaling the completion of the initial phases of backbreaking labor of the Chinese (from Sacramento) and the Irish (from Omaha) and so many other immigrants as they pushed that railroad to completion. No, we weren't at that historic ceremony. In fact, we...

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Jul 3, 2002 - Promontory, UT

This area has two rather significant historical points. In Promontory, Ut, the golden spike was driven completing the transcontinental railroad in 1847, which led to the demise of the Pony Express. In Wendover, Ut. the last section of the Transcontinental Telephone line was spliced. The weather here is great, but we are off to Sun Valley tomorrow - another long day of driving - about 5 hours.

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