Niles Canyon Railway

Niles Canyon Railway (HM17BL)

Location: Sunol, CA 94586 Alameda County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 35.646', W 121° 53.328'

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In 1869, the first Transcontinental Railroad passed this spot on its way to the shore of the San Francisco Bay. In 1984 the Southern Pacific Railroad abandoned this historic line between Niles and Tracy, California.

Volunteers of the Pacific Locomotive Association have rebuilt the portion of the line between Sunol and Niles, so that future generations may enjoy a ride over this important link in America's Railroad heritage.

Dedicated to commemorate the one hundred and
twenty-fifth anniversary of the completion of the original Transcontinental Railroad
HM NumberHM17BL
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series, and the Transcontinental Railroad series.
Year Placed1994
Placed ByJoaquin Murrieta Chapter 13, E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 3:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 598097 N 4161361
Decimal Degrees37.59410000, -121.88880000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 35.646', W 121° 53.328'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 35' 38.76" N, 121° 53' 19.68" W
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Area Code(s)925
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6 Kilkare Rd, Sunol CA 94586, US
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