Near Greenville in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Indian Valley Railroad
The Indian Valley Railroad Co. was incorporated in 1916 by Engels Copper Mining Co. The purpose was to build a standard gauge railroad from a connection on the Western Pacific Railroad at Paxton, to Engels, a distance of 22 miles. This facilitated the movement of ore concentrates, freight and passengers. The railroad operated until 1938.
Erected 2008 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8 & The Vigilantes Chapter No. 1911.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 40° 12.273′ N, 120° 46.506′ W. Marker is near Greenville, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Diamond Mountain Road 9.1 miles north of North Valley Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8528 Diamond Mountain Road, Greenville CA 95947, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Engelmine (here, next to this marker); Peter Lassen (approx. 6.7 miles away); Taylorsville Cemetery (approx. 9.6 miles away); Taylorsville Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.6 miles away); Taylorville General Store First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley (approx. 9.6 miles away); Bransford & McIntyre Store (approx. 10.3 miles away); Sincerity Lodge 132 F.&A.M. (approx. 10.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenville.
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
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