Near Wendover in Tooele County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
First Transcontinental Telephone Line
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1907.
Location. 40° 44.252′ N, 113° 51.418′ W. Marker is near Wendover, Utah, in Tooele County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 80 at milepost 10, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located at the Salt Flats East Rest Area. It is accessible only from the eastbound travel lanes of I-80. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wendover UT 84083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to the Bonneville Salt Flats (a few steps from this marker); Bonneville Salt Flats International Speedway (approx. 2.7 miles away); Base Chapel (approx. 8.9 miles away); Airmen’s Dining Hall and Barracks Atomic Mission Hangar 1831 (approx. 9.1 miles away); Operations Building (approx. 9˝ miles away); South Base Area (approx. 9˝ miles away); Control Tower (approx. 9˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wendover.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 129 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.