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Golden Spike Celebration

  • Claire Tappaan Lodge 19940 Donner Pass Road Soda Springs, CA, 95728 United States (map)

Speaker: Bill Oudegeest of the Donner Summit Historical Society

This presentation will be the story of Tunnel Six, otherwise known as the Chinese Tunnel. This is the primary tunnel on Donner Summit and was dug by hand using Chinese Workers. 

NOTE: The talk will be at 5:00PM with BBQ to follow (hosted by Clair Tappaan Lodge).  Please call Clair Tappaan Lodge for reservations for the BBQ.  Reservation deadline for the BBQ is June 1st:  

(530) 426-3632.

The cost is $15.00 (+ tax).  

Come early and take a tour of the lodge (@ 4PM).  Interested in hiking up to Tunnel 6?  Greg Zirbel has offered to take guests up Tunnel 6 after the BBQ (@ 7PM).  

Earlier Event: June 2
Donner Summit Cleanup
Later Event: July 21
Lake Mary Event