Tue, May 25 | Online Program On Zoom

Theodore Judah, Sacramento's Indispensable Engineering Genius

Time & Location

May 25, 6:00 PM
Online Program On Zoom

About The Event

Sacramento history without Theodore Judah is like asking what America would be like without Abraham Lincoln. Placer-Sierra Railroad Heritage Society President, Chuck Spink's presentation tells Judah’s story during his 9 years in California, his great civil engineering accomplishments and his amazingly successful public relations efforts. The story is told as seen by a civil engineer, with many different interpretations from the popular histories.

Date: Tuesday, May 25th

Program Time: 6:00PM


All registrants will receive a Zoom link via email a day prior to the start of the program. Click on the link included in that email to view the program live on May 25th at 6:00PM.

Registration is required. First come, first serve. A system capacity limit may be necessary.


Member - Free

Non-Member - $5

**There is a $2 convenience fee for credit/debit card purchases.


Since retiring, Chuck Spinks P.E. has been following his interest in history, particularly railroad history, has grown to be a major part of my time. He has spent many hours doing research, drilling down to the primary sources, and interpreting those sources from the perspective of a civil engineer. Mostly notably, Chuck contributes this unique perspective as the President of the Placer-Sierra Railroad Heritage Society and in his paper "Theordore Judah and the Blazing of the First Transcontinential Railroad over the Sierra Nevada."

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