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Davis in Yolo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Davis Subway

Richards Blvd. Underpass

 
 
Davis Subway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Adrian Gabriel, July 5, 2012
1. Davis Subway Marker
Inscription. Built in 1917-18, this entrance to Davis is among the oldest surviving examples of I-beam construction on a railroad grade separation. The underpass was part of the Lincoln Highway. The bicycle bore was added in 1978. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Lincoln Highway marker series.
 
Location. 38° 32.48′ N, 121° 44.38′ W. Marker is in Davis, California, in Yolo County. Marker can be reached from Richards Boulevard half a mile south of 1st Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Davis CA 95616, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the First Yolo County Public Library Branch (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dresbach-Hunt-Boyer Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Remembering the Terminal Hotel Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Jerome C. and Mary Chiles Davis Homestead (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lincoln Highway Marker (approx. half a mile away); Briggs Reservoir (approx. 1.1 miles away); Solano House (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Davis.
 
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Davis Subway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Adrian Gabriel, July 5, 2012
2. Davis Subway Marker
Looking Under the Underpass image. Click for full size.
By Adrian Gabriel, July 5, 2012
3. Looking Under the Underpass
Davis Subway and Bicycle Bore image. Click for full size.
By Adrian Gabriel, July 5, 2012
4. Davis Subway and Bicycle Bore
Davis Subway Landmark Sign image. Click for full size.
By Adrian Gabriel, July 5, 2012
5. Davis Subway Landmark Sign
This sign is on the north side of the Underpass.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Adrian Gabriel of Davis, California. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Adrian Gabriel of Davis, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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