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Winnemucca in Humboldt County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Winnemucca to the Sea Highway

 
 
Winnemucca to the Sea Highway Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
1. Winnemucca to the Sea Highway Marker
Inscription. This log is a portion of a redwood tree which contained 45,000 board feet of lumber. This tree drifted onto the Crescent City, California, beach during the 1964 flood. This log is 1477 years old and was cut from the largest piece of driftwood ever collected. It was presented to the City of Winnemucca as an appropriate marker for the beginning of the 'Winnemucca to the Sea' Highway.
 
Location. 40° 58.385′ N, 117° 44.141′ W. Marker is in Winnemucca, Nevada, in Humboldt County. Marker is at the intersection of Melarkey Street (U.S. 95) and W. Winnemucca Boulevard (Nevada Route 289), on the right when traveling north on Melarkey Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winnemucca NV 89445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. California Trail - Trading Post (a few steps from this marker); Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch Bank Robbery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winneva Building (about 600 feet away); Humboldt Canal (about 700 feet away); Winnemucca World War I American Legion Honor Roll (about 800 feet away); Historic Marker
Winnemucca to the Sea Highway Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
2. Winnemucca to the Sea Highway Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Pioneer Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Humboldt Canal (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winnemucca.
 
Also see . . .  The Historic Winnemucca to the Sea Highway. February 2004 article and photographs by John Ryczkowski. (Submitted on August 7, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.) 
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Winnemucca to the Sea Highway Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
3. Winnemucca to the Sea Highway Marker
Melarkey Street and W. Winnemucca Blvd Intersection Photo, Click for full size
By Duane Hall, July 5, 2013
4. Melarkey Street and W. Winnemucca Blvd Intersection
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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