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Mogul in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Truckee Trail - River Crossings

 
 
Truckee Trail - River Crossings Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 20, 2016
1. Truckee Trail - River Crossings Marker
Inscription.  "We crossed the river 3 times ... which has become almost a perfect torrent ... our men have had all kinds of sport at the crossings, the water sometimes taking them off their feet and rolling them over like a barrel." - James Godfrey, Aug 7, 1849
 
Erected 2000 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number T-22.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, the Trails West Inc., and the Truckee Trail series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is August 7, 1849.
 
Location. 39° 30.569′ N, 119° 56.222′ W. Marker is in Mogul, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 80, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in the Scenic View Exit on I-80 Eastbound at the Truckee River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reno NV 89523, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Lincoln Highway Bridge Rails (within shouting distance of this marker); Truckee Trail - 23rd Crossing
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(approx. 2.4 miles away); The Great Train Robbery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Inyo Marble Works (approx. 2.9 miles away); Henness Pass Road O'Neill Station (approx. 2.9 miles away); Verdi (approx. 3 miles away); Truckee Trail - Last Crossing (approx. 3.2 miles away); Crystal Peak Toll Bridge (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Truckee Trail - River Crossings Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Alvis Hendley, October 20, 2016
2. Truckee Trail - River Crossings Marker
The large marker is Nevada Historical Landmark 62: Truckee River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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