Constructed 1883 & 1910 - Commemorated 2002Tioga Pass at 9945 feet is the highest automobile pass in California. The road to the pass was constructed in two parts. The first part was a wagon road, 56 miles long, going from Crane Flat on the west side to a silver mine on the east slope of the Sierra Nevada. It was constructed in 1883 at the cost of $61,000. This part terminated a short distance east of Tioga Pass. The mine was closed the following year as it was not profitable.
|Placed By||American Society of Civil Engineers|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 7:45am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 304115 N 4201708|
|Decimal Degrees||37.94186667, -119.22920000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 56.512', W 119° 13.752'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 56' 30.72" N, 119° 13' 45.12" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 49-51 Tioga Rd, Lee Vining CA 93541, US|
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