The Salinas Railway Station

The Salinas Railway Station (HM1JPW)

Location: Salinas, CA 93901 Monterey County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 40.749', W 121° 39.403'

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The train was important to Salinas and to agriculture.
Steinbeck's characters arrive and leave at the Salinas train station. Molly Morgan arrives at the train depot before taking the bus to the pastures of heaven in East of Eden, Adam's first load of iced lettuce leaves from this station. Carlos Bulosan mentions the Salinas freight yards in America Is In The Heart.
Placed BySalinas Public Library - National Steinbeck Center
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Date Added Saturday, March 21st, 2015 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 620023 N 4060120
Decimal Degrees36.67915000, -121.65671667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 40.749', W 121° 39.403'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 40' 44.94" N, 121° 39' 24.18" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)831
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near , Salinas CA 93901, US
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