“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Verdi in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)

Henness Pass Road O'Neill Station

Henness Pass Road O'Neill Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Snowshoe Thompson Chapter No. 1827 of the Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus, April 7, 2019
1. Henness Pass Road O'Neill Station Marker
Inscription.  This site was the last natural crossing of the Truckee River before the Henness Pass Road began its climb over the Sierras. In 1860, Felix O’Neill had the first station on the river, while D.M. Bull operated a stage stop at the foot of Dog Valley Grade between the two places. The lumber town of Crystal Peak flourished briefly until the Central Pacific Railroad bypassed it and established the town of Verdi.

Dedicated September 20, 1975 by Snow-Shoe Thomson Chapter No. 1827 E Clampus Vitus
Erected 1975 by E Clampus Vitus Snow-Shoe Thompson Chapter No. 1827.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 39° 31.455′ N, 119° 59.772′ W. Marker is in Verdi, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker is on Bridge Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Verdi NV 89439, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crystal Peak Toll Bridge (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Verdi Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); Von Schmidt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Henness Pass Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Truckee/Donner Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Overview (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Town of Crystal Peak (approx. 0.3 miles away); Verdi (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Verdi.
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2019, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on April 7, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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