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Near Greenville in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Indian Valley Railroad

 
 
Indian Valley Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2013
1. Indian Valley Railroad Marker
Inscription.  
The Indian Valley Railroad Co. was incorporated in 1916 by Engels Copper Mining Co. The purpose was to build a standard gauge railroad from a connection on the Western Pacific Railroad at Paxton, to Engels, a distance of 22 miles. This facilitated the movement of ore concentrates, freight and passengers. The railroad operated until 1938.
 
Erected 2008 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8 & The Vigilantes Chapter No. 1911.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
 
Location. 40° 12.273′ N, 120° 46.506′ W. Marker is near Greenville, California, in Plumas County. Marker is on Diamond Mountain Road, 9.1 miles north of North Valley Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8528 Diamond Mountain Road, Greenville CA 95947, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Engelmine (here, next to this marker); Peter Lassen (approx. 6.7
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miles away); Taylorsville Cemetery (approx. 9.6 miles away); Taylorsville Veterans Memorial (approx. 9.6 miles away); Taylorville General Store (approx. 9.6 miles away); First Permanent Residence in Indian Valley (approx. 9.6 miles away); Bransford & McIntyre Store (approx. 10.3 miles away); Sincerity Lodge 132 F.&A.M. (approx. 10.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Indian Valley Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 5, 2013
2. Indian Valley Railroad Marker
The Indian Valley Railroad marker is the lower marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 583 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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