Near Walker in Mono County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The C-130 Crew
Lost During the Cannon Fire - June 17, 2002
Erected 2003 by The Community of Walker, Ca. and the US Forest Service, June 14, 2003.
Location. 38° 31.214′ N, 119° 29.055′ W. Marker is near Walker, California, in Mono County. Marker is on State Highway 395, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coleville CA 96107, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flag on Centennial Bluff (approx. 2.5 miles away); Golden Gate Mine (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Golden Gate Mine (approx. 2.6 miles away); Coleville (approx. 3.6 miles away); Topaz Post Office (approx. 5.8 miles away); Mountain Warfare Training Center (approx. 11.4 miles away); Fremontís Trail 1844 (approx. 13.5 miles away); Sonora Mono Toll Road (approx. 15.6 miles away).
Also see . . . Fallen Brothers – Walker Fire C-130 Crash. (Submitted on December 6, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Additional keywords. Fire Fighters, C-130, Heavy, Retardant Drop, Cannon Fire, PNW #3 Type 1 National Incident Management Team
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 3,155 times since then and 251 times this year. Last updated on , by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 4, 5. submitted on , by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.