Indigenous Encounters with the Transcontinental Railroad

Image: John Gast (American 1842-1896) American Progress, 1872, oil on canvas, Autry National Center 92.126.1


Utah’s Agriculture, Railroad Mining & Industrialization

Image: Ophir, Utah p.13, 1912 Utah State Historical Society Collection


Travel Before and After the Transcontinental Railroad

Image: Alfred A. Hart (American, 1816-1908) Locomotive on Trestle, near American River, 1865 albumen sterograph, Union Pacific Railroad Museum Collection


Native Rumors: Rumor vs. Reality of Indigenous Attacks on the Trails West

Image: John Mix Stanley (American, 1814-1872) Black Knife, an Apache Warrior, 1846, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Misses Henry, 1985.66.248,933