Campbell in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
South Paciﬁc Coast Railroad
Erected 1980 by Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850, E. Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 17.226′ N, 121° 56.508′ W. Marker is in Campbell, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of East Campbell Avenue and Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling east on East Campbell Avenue. Click for map. WARNING: Fast moving VTA Light Rail Trains do not stop here. For your safety, keep away from the nearby tracks. Marker is in this post office area: Campbell CA 95008, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Agricultural Heritage Plaques (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Walnut Trees (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of J.C. Ainsley Packing Company Bank of Campbell (Farley Building) (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fire House #1 (about 600 feet away); Campbell Fire Station (about 600 feet away); Ainsley House (about 700 feet away); Hamilton House (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Campbell.
Also see . . .
1. The South Pacific Coast Railroad Narrow Gauge. The South Pacific Coast Railroad was probably the most successful narrow gauge railroad in California history. Built by Comstock Lode millionaire James Fair (known variously as either “Slippery Jim” or “Sunny Jim”) and his front man, Alfred “Hog” Davis, it ran from Alameda to Santa Cruz, a distance of 80 miles. (Submitted on November 6, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. The SPCRR. Website of the Society for the Preservation of Carter Railroad Resources. (Submitted on November 6, 2009, 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 1,204 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.