Newcastle in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
First Transcontinental Railroad
Erected 1969 by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Conference Of California Historical Societies and the Placer County Historical Society (May 9, 1969). (Marker Number 780-3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the Transcontinental Railroad marker series.
Location. 38° 52.537′ N, 121° 8.05′ W. Marker is in Newcastle, California, in Placer County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Page Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newcastle CA 95658, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Newcastle Portuguese Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Town of Ophir (approx. 1.2 miles away); Griffith Quarry Bloomers Cut (approx. 2.8 miles away); Jean Baptiste Charbonneau (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Auburn Joss House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Claude Chana (approx. 3.3 miles away); City of Auburn (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newcastle.
More about this marker. This site is a California Registered Historical Landmark (No. 780-3).
Also see . . .
1. Bob Moore Construction, Inc. Transcontinental Railroad. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. AOL Hometown - The First Transcontinental Railroad. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,556 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.