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Deming in Luna County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

A Silver Spike was Driven

March 8, 1881

 
 
A Silver Spike was Driven Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 11, 2018
1. A Silver Spike was Driven Marker
Inscription.  Linking the Southern Pacific railroad with the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroads at Deming in the Territory of New Mexico. Deming celebrates our state's centennial this March 3, 2012
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is March 3, 2012.
 
Location. 32° 16.126′ N, 107° 45.018′ W. Marker is in Deming, New Mexico, in Luna County. Marker can be reached from East Pine Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is at the Deming visitor center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 East Pine Street, Deming NM 88030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mary Ann Deming Crocker (here, next to this marker); Lest We Forget (approx. 0.4 miles away); Deming Armory (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pearl Harbor Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Seamon Field House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Deming (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rockhound State Park (approx. 9.9 miles away); Cathay Williams (approx. 10.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deming.
 
A Silver Spike was Driven Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, August 11, 2018
2. A Silver Spike was Driven Marker
Marker is at base of railroad crossing post.
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 17, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 275 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 17, 2018, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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