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Oroville in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Completion of 4th Railorad in California

Middletown

 
 
Completion of 4th Railorad in California Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2013
1. Completion of 4th Railorad in California Marker
Inscription. To Commemorate completion of 4th Railorad in California – Marysville to Oroville, by California Northern Railroad, later the Southern Pacific Co. 1st passenger train February 9 – 1864. Also marks site of Middletown 1854 – 1856.
 
Erected 1950 by Native Sons of the Golden West & Native Daughters of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 30.576′ N, 121° 33.195′ W. Marker is in Oroville, California, in Butte County. Marker is at the intersection of Myers Street (Business California Route 70) and Kitrick Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Myers Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1978 Myers Street, Oroville CA 95966, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oroville State Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); County Community Well (approx. mile away); Butte County Courthouse Bricks (approx. mile away); Liberty Pole (approx. mile away); Oroville Masonic Temple (approx. mile away); Butte County Court House at Oroville
Completion of 4th Railorad in California Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 7, 2013
2. Completion of 4th Railorad in California Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Edison Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); The American (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oroville.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 458 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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