California State Railroad Museum and the First Train Across America

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We’re talking in this episode with Cheryl Marcell, President and CEO of the California State Railroad Museum Foundation in Sacramento, California.  Our conversation today touches on so many crucial elements of American history, from the move west, the Gold Rush, Abraham Lincoln’s desire to bind the nation from the wounds of the Civil War, and the birth of modern day California.  Image credit California State Parks

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