First Transcontinental Railroad - Alameda, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 46.516 W 122° 16.609
10S E 563686 N 4181127
Quick Description: A California Plaque in downtown Alameda, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/19/2014 9:20:31 PM
Waymark Code: WMMPFN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
Views: 3

Long Description:
"On September 6, 1869 first transcontinental railroad train linking two great oceans, and consisting of twelve cars and three locomotives passed here on way to a wharf terminal west of here, a location now covered by lagoon for take-off trans-pacific planes, and within confines, present U.S. Naval Air Station. Original celebration held near this spot."

The marker is on Lincoln between two bus benches.
Marker Number: 440.00

Marker Name: First Transcontinental Railroad

County: Alameda

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 1/1/1951

Lincoln Ave

Website: Not listed

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