Trona in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Epsom Salts Monorail
Erected 2008 by Billy Holcomb Chapter No. 1069, E Clampus Vitus in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management. (Marker Number 134.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list.
Location. 35° 40.884′ N, 117° 23.475′ W. Marker is in Trona, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is at the intersection of Trona Road (California Route 178) and Pinnacle Road, on the right when traveling east on Trona Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 78625-78639 Pinnacle Road, Trona CA 93562, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John & Dennis Searles Wagon Routes (here, next to this marker); Welcome to the Trona Pinnacles (approx. 4.6 miles away); Searles Lake Borax Discovery (approx. 5.3 miles away); Austin Hall (approx. 5˝ miles away); Valley Wells (approx. 10.7 miles away).
More about this marker. This plaque is about 16 miles east of Ridgecrest and 7 miles south of Trona at the junction of SR-178 and Pinnacle Road.
Also see . . . Epsom Salts Monorail Railroad Picture Collection. This monorail line ran between Searles Valley (south of Trona, CA) east (Submitted on December 7, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 633 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on November 3, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 6, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 4. submitted on May 8, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.