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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
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 6 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); Old Guest House Museum (approx. 5½ miles away); Austin Hall (approx. 5½ 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. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on October 18, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 776 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on November 3, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos: 1. submitted on November 5, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 2, 3. submitted on December 6, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 4. submitted on November 5, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 5. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 6. submitted on May 8, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 7. submitted on November 5, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.