Chappell Great Race Celebration

Union Pacific Director - Public Affairs Kelli O'Brien presents Chappell Mayor Steve Brott with a commemorative golden spike.

Chappell is located on the original transcontinental railroad line, first reached during construction in July 1867. To commemorate Chappell's role and the 150th anniversary of this momentous achievement, Union Pacific presented a commemorative Golden Spike to Mayor Steve Brott at an open house event on Sept. 22, 2017 at the Chappell Golf Club.