Furnace Creek in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected by Furnace Creek Resort.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles.
Location. 36° 27.419′ N, 116° 52.047′ W. Marker is in Furnace Creek, California, in Inyo County. Marker can be reached from California Route 190, one mile north of Badwater Road, on the left when traveling north. Located near the ranch museum. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 20 Mule Team Wagon Train (within shouting distance of this marker); Furnace Creek Ranch, Death Valley (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stephen Tyng Mather (approx. 0.3 miles away); Death Valley 49ers Gateway (approx. one mile away); Old Harmony Borax WorksBorax (approx. 1.6 miles away); White Gold (approx. 1.6 miles away); Zabriskie Point (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Furnace Creek.
More about this marker. The name of Furnace Creek Ranch has been changed to The Ranch At Death Valley.
Also see . . .
1. 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.)
2. 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.
On 16 September 2015, Xanterra Parks and Resorts moved Old Dinah from her prominent location to a new location on the property of Furnace Creek Ranch. Xanterra Parks and Resorts, a private company,
— Submitted April 4, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2010. This page has been viewed 1,326 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on November 12, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 3, 4. submitted on June 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 5. submitted on March 16, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 6, 7. submitted on June 20, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.