(Joined Here in 1881)Great achievement in American history. Victory for statesmen, including Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun, who early as 1845 had supported in the United States Congress the idea of a transcontinental railroad. This was effected in 1869, but a need remained—as advocated in the Congress—for a southern route.
|Placed By||State Historical Survey Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 9:11am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||13R E 465941 N 3449016|
|Decimal Degrees||31.17468333, -105.35741667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 10.481', W 105° 21.445'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 10' 28.86" N, 105° 21' 26.70" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1003 Farm to Market Rd 1111, Sierra Blanca TX 79851, US|
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