Pollard's Station

Pollard's Station (HM153Y)

Location: Truckee, CA 96161 Nevada County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 19.344', W 120° 17.458'

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On this site Joseph Delos Pollard constructed the first resort on the west end of Donner Lake. Between mid 1864 and early 1868 Pollard's Station on the Dutch Flat and Donner Lake Wagon Road was office to the Pioneer Stage Co. and Wells, Fargo & Co. Express, as well as a two-story hotel, boasting bar room, reading room, billiards and a bowling alley. Visitors could rent boats, horses and carriages to enjoy the scenic grandeur. The station was ravaged by fire twice and rebuilt once. The station was no longer needed due to the railroad's completion in June 1868, which put a virtual end to wagon and stage traffic across the Sierra.
HM NumberHM153Y
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed2000
Placed ByChief Truckee Chapter No. 3691, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 7:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 733528 N 4356054
Decimal Degrees39.32240000, -120.29096667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.344', W 120° 17.458'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 20.64" N, 120° 17' 27.48" W
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Area Code(s)530, 775, 415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10060-10094 Old Hwy Dr, Truckee CA 96161, US
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