Colma in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Railroad Semaphore Signal
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
Location. 37° 40.94′ N, 122° 27.371′ W. Marker is in Colma, California, in San Mateo County. Marker can be reached from Hillside Boulevard near F Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 Hillside Boulevard, Daly City CA 94014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Colma Railroad Station (a few steps from this marker); Mount Olivet Cemetery Office and Streetcar Line (a few steps from this marker); Colma Historical Museum (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Old Colma Railroad Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Colma City Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Joe Cavalli – Historical SiteMolloy’s Springs (approx. 0.9 miles away); Where Daly City Started (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colma.
More about this marker. Marker is located on the grounds of the Colma History Museum at the Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Regarding Railroad Semaphore Signal. A Semaphore Signal was located at the Colma Depot for many years.
Also see . . . Wikipedia Article on the Semaphore Signal. (Submitted on April 28, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 28, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,746 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 28, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.