Furnace Creek in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected by Furnace Creek Ranch Museum.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 36° 27.411′ N, 116° 51.997′ W. Marker is in Furnace Creek, California, in Inyo County. Marker can be reached from Greenland Ranch Road west of Route 190. Now located near the hotel’s museum. The hotel is now called The Ranch At Death Valley. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Death Valley CA 92328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 20 Mule Team Wagon Train (a few steps from this marker); Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 0.9 miles away); Death Valley 49ers Gateway (approx. one mile Old Harmony Borax Works (approx. 1.6 miles away); Borax (approx. 1.7 miles away); White Gold (approx. 1.7 miles away); Devils Golf Course (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Furnace Creek.
Also see . . .
1. The Borate & Daggett Railroad. Forerunner of the Tonoph & Tidewater (Submitted on June 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. The Borate and Daggett Railroad. a narrow gauge railroad built to carry borax. (Submitted on June 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
3. Keane Wonder Mine. Back in 1904 this mine was founded by partners Jack Keane(from Ireland) and Domingo Etcharren. After they had discovered gold on the western slope of the Funeral Mountains, they developed their claim into the Keane Wonder Mine. (Submitted on June 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
1. Old Dinah Moved to New Location
When the photographs were taken in June of 2010, Old Dinah was located on the west side of State Route 190 near the entrance to Furnace Creek Ranch. She had been there since 1932.
— Submitted April 4, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,285 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on March 16, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3. submitted on March 16, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 4, 5. submitted on June 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.