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Near Fallon in Churchill County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Carson Trail - Junction Wagon & Pack Routes

 
 
Carson Trail - Junction Wagon & Pack Routes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 14, 2016
1. Carson Trail - Junction Wagon & Pack Routes Marker
Inscription.  "We continued on following the river. The main road leaving the river for 12 miles. Over a strip of desert without grass or water the road along the river being a pack route and impracticable for wagons" - Calvin Taylor, Sep 17, 1850
 
Erected 2002 by Trails West, Inc. (Marker Number CR-13.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Trail, the Kit Carson Trail, and the Trails West Inc. series lists.
 
Location. 39° 29.733′ N, 118° 59.25′ W. Marker is near Fallon, Nevada, in Churchill County. Marker is on Pioneer Way half a mile south of U.S. 50, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fallon NV 89406, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ragtown (approx. 3.7 miles away); Carson Trail - Ragtown (approx. 4 miles away); Lahontan Dam (approx. 4.8 miles away); Hazen (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
Carson Trail - Junction Wagon & Pack Routes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, March 14, 2017
2. Carson Trail - Junction Wagon & Pack Routes Marker
Looking north on Pioneer Way.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2020, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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