Campbell in Santa Clara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
South Pacific Coast Railroad
Erected 1980 by Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850, E. Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 17.226′ N, 121° 56.508′ W. Marker is in Campbell, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker is at the intersection of East Campbell Avenue and Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling east on East Campbell Avenue. WARNING: Fast moving VTA Light Rail Trains do not stop here. For your safety, keep away from the nearby tracks. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Campbell CA 95008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Agricultural Heritage Plaques (within shouting distance of this marker); Black Walnut Trees Site of J.C. Ainsley Packing Company (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Campbell (Farley Building) (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Farley Building (about 500 feet away); Bank of Campbell (about 600 feet away); Fire House #1 (about 600 feet away); Campbell Fire Station (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Campbell.
Also see . . .
1. The South Pacific Coast Railroad Narrow Gauge. The South Pacific Coast Railroad was probably the most successful narrow gauge railroad in California history. Built by Comstock Lode millionaire James Fair (known variously as either “Slippery Jim” or “Sunny Jim”) and his front man, Alfred “Hog” Davis, it ran from Alameda to Santa Cruz, a distance of 80 miles. (Submitted on November 6, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. The SPCRR. Website of the Society for the Preservation of Carter Railroad Resources. (Submitted on November 6, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,332 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.