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Near Carlin in Elko County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

California Trail — Hot Springs

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2014
1. California Trail — Hot Springs Marker
Inscription.
“The trail or road… ascends a considerable hill 1/3 mile ahead of us… the water here is cool, but too alkaline to be agreeable. Hot Springs in the river-bank, sulphur, &c.” —
J. Goldborough Bruff, Sep 7, 1849

Guidebook available; Trails West, Inc, P.O. Box 12045, Reno, NV 89510

 
Erected 2000 by Trails West, Inc. (Marker Number C-41.)
 
Location. 40° 42.037′ N, 116° 7.86′ W. Marker is near Carlin, Nevada, in Elko County. Marker is on Tomera Road near Nevada Route 278, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Tomera Road, Carlin NV 89822, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Leaving the River, Climbing the Hill (a few steps from this marker); Carlin (approx. 0.9 miles away); Palisade (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is across the road from the California Train Interpretive display.
 
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California Trail — Hot Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 29, 2014
2. California Trail — Hot Springs Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 20 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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