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Faribanks in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska — The American West (Northwest)
 

Harding Car

 
 
Harding Car Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2010
1. Harding Car Marker
Inscription. Used by President Warren G. Harding on his trip to Alaska in 1923 to drive the Golden Spike for the Alaska Railroad. “Denali is the Indian name for Mt. McKinley, the “Great One.”
 
Location. 64° 50.294′ N, 147° 46.317′ W. Marker is in Faribanks, Alaska, in Fairbanks North Star Borough. Marker is on Airport Way. Click for map. The Harding Car and its marker are located inside Pioneer Park along with many other fine exhibits. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2300 Airport Way, Fairbanks AK 99701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Founding of Fairbanks (approx. 1.5 miles away); Fairbanks Public Schools (approx. 1.5 miles away); "The Line" (approx. 1.5 miles away); Cushman Street (approx. 1.5 miles away); Barnette's Landing (approx. 1.6 miles away); Lacey Street Theater (1939) (approx. 1.6 miles away); Suter House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Wickersham Cabin (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Faribanks.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other Golden Spike Markers.
 
Additional keywords. Warren G. Harding,
The Harding Car and marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 24, 2010
2. The Harding Car and marker
Alaska Railroad

 
Categories. GovernmentRailroads & Streetcars
 
The Harding Car image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2010
3. The Harding Car
The Harding Car platfrom image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 25, 2010
4. The Harding Car platfrom
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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