The golden spike ceremoney originally scheduled for March 19th but cancelled due to the flu, was held during the 7th OPS session with the arrival of train #31 the Shenandoah at Lacey Springs, on April 17, 2005.

Superintendent Keith Stillman getting ready to drive in
the Golden Spike at Lacey Springs.

In attendance were from left to right,
Mike Garber, Howard Heltman, Keith Stillman, Mike Pulaski and Steve Robbins.