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Davis in Yolo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Davis Subway

Richards Blvd. Underpass

 
 
Davis Subway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Adrian Gabriel, July 5, 2012
1. Davis Subway Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1917-18, this entrance to Davis is among the oldest surviving examples of I-beam construction on a railroad grade separation. The underpass was part of the Lincoln Highway. The bicycle bore was added in 1978. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsRailroads & StreetcarsRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Lincoln Highway series list.
 
Location. 38° 32.48′ N, 121° 44.38′ W. Marker is in Davis, California, in Yolo County. Marker can be reached from Richards Boulevard half a mile south of 1st Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Davis CA 95616, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the First Yolo County Public Library Branch (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Varsity Theatre (about 700 feet away); Dresbach-Hunt-Boyer Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); After a Fire, the City of Davis is Created
Davis Subway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Adrian Gabriel, July 5, 2012
2. Davis Subway Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Remembering the Terminal Hotel Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); SP Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Train Arrives in Davisville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Davis.
 
Looking Under the Underpass image. Click for full size.
By Adrian Gabriel, July 5, 2012
3. Looking Under the Underpass
Davis Subway and Bicycle Bore image. Click for full size.
By Adrian Gabriel, July 5, 2012
4. Davis Subway and Bicycle Bore
Davis Subway Landmark Sign image. Click for full size.
By Adrian Gabriel, July 5, 2012
5. Davis Subway Landmark Sign
This sign is on the north side of the Underpass.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2012, by Adrian Gabriel of Davis, California. This page has been viewed 530 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 6, 2012, by Adrian Gabriel of Davis, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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