Clinton Narrow Gauge Railroad

Clinton Narrow Gauge Railroad (HM1ZIN)

Location: Truckee, CA 96161 Nevada County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 22.086', W 120° 4.608'

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First steam railroad logging operation in the Truckee River Basin. Commenced operation in the late 1870's under the supervision of Fred Burckhalter, head of the Pacific Lumber and Wood Co. Line extended 10 miles along Juniper Creek with hopes of eventual service to Lake Tahoe. Line abandoned in 1901 after several configurations at the PL&W Co. mill in Clinton.
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1980
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Chief Truckee Chapter No. 3691
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 3:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 751829 N 4361703
Decimal Degrees39.36810000, -120.07680000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 22.086', W 120° 4.608'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 22' 5.16" N, 120° 4' 36.48" W
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Area Code(s)530, 775, 415
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10797 Hirschdale Rd, Truckee CA 96161, US
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