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Truckee in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Theodore Dehone Judah

1826 – 1863

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, October 21, 2009
1. Theodore Dehone Judah Marker
Inscription. As Chief Engineer of the Central Pacific Railroad, Judah’s engineering skill, political savvy and financial genius, along with the promoters’ capital, culminated in formation and construction of the Trans – Sierra leg of the first transcontinental railroad. While fighting the excesses of the railroad’s promoters, he died without seeing his dream completed.
 
Erected 1982 by Chief Truckee Chapter No. 3691, E Clampus Vitus, August 14, 1982.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 19.648′ N, 120° 11.123′ W. Marker is in Truckee, California, in Nevada County. Marker can be reached from Donner Pass Road. Click for map. Marker is located at the back of the Truckee Railroad Depot across from the railroad tracks. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10158 Donner Pass Road, Truckee CA 96161, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Truckee (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Truckee (within shouting distance of this marker); George Schaffer (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jax Truckee Diner
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By Syd Whittle, October 21, 2009
2. Theodore Dehone Judah Marker
This marker is located on the left. The First Transcontinental Railroad - Truckee marker is located on the right.
(about 400 feet away); Old Truckee Jail (about 500 feet away); World War I Memorial / Victory Highway Monument (about 500 feet away); “The Tin Can” ----------- “Dot’s Place” (about 500 feet away); Truckee’s Old Stone Garage and Site of Town’s First Dwelling (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Truckee.
 
Also see . . .
1. Theodore Judah. A biography from American Experience, PBS Television. (Submitted on October 21, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.) 

2. Theodore Judah. (Submitted on October 21, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
3. Theodore Judah and the Local Landmarks of the Central Pacific Railroad. An article by the Truckee Donner Historical Society (Submitted on October 22, 2009.) 
 
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3. Theodore Dehone Judah
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By Syd Whittle
4. Theodore Dehone Judah Monument
Located in the Old Sacramento Historic District, Sacramento, California
Click for more information.
 
 
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