This spring, the Oakland Museum of California will showcase the work of Andrew J. Russell, a photographer commissioned by the Union Pacific Railroad to document its development. The shots captured a complex picture of western expansion, with majestic landscapes, the displacement of Native peoples, and technological history. Pictured: right, a temporary and permanent bridge built over the Green River with Citadel rock in the distance; top left, workers celebrating the laying of the last rail in 1869; bottom left, a Mormon family in the Great Salt Lake Valley; inset, Shoshone Indians posing for a photograph.
Country House has won the 2019 Kentucky Derby after first-place finisher Maximum Security was sensationally disqualified in a stewards' call.
Maximum Security had crossed the line first, but was taken down due to an incident on the final turn when he veered out of line and impeded War of Will and Long Range Toddy.