Foresthill in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Compressed Air Engine
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
Location. 39° 1.295′ N, 120° 48.997′ W. Marker is in Foresthill, California, in Placer County. Marker is at the intersection of Harrison Street and Soap Street, on the left when traveling east on Harrison Street. The Compressed Air Engine is located at LeRoy E. Botts Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24601 Harrison Street, Foresthill CA 95631, 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 fliesForesthill General Store (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Forest Hill (about 500 feet away); Foresthill School Bell (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Foresthill Protestant Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Yankee Jim's (approx. 2½ miles away); First Mining Ditch (approx. 2½ miles away); The Josephine Mine Cemetery (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Foresthill.
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