Historic Front Street

Historic Front Street (HM1JFU)

Location: Wells, NV 89835 Elko County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 6.745', W 114° 57.846'

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Originating about 1868, Wells, Nevada focused around the Central Pacific Railroad. Chinese, Irish, and Italian immigrants were very instrumental in building the railroad and still today have a heavy emphasis on the Nevada economy. You may note that the current site of the Firehall used to be a large opium den of the Chinese. Also, after settlers had crossed the salt flats by rail, they then traveled to the area valleys for permanent residency. The picture below is an actual picture of Front Street dated to at least 1880.
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HM NumberHM1JFU
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Date Added Friday, March 6th, 2015 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 670935 N 4553233
Decimal Degrees41.11241667, -114.96410000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 6.745', W 114° 57.846'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 6' 44.7" N, 114° 57' 50.76" W
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Area Code(s)775
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 388 7th St, Wells NV 89835, US
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