Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
4th Avenue / Wayne Hultgren Light Rail Station
Dedicated in Memory of Wayne Hultgren 1918-1999
— "Sacramento's Father of Light Rail" —
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1975.
Location. 38° 33.111′ N, 121° 29.304′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is at the intersection of Freeport Boulevard and 21st Street, on the left when traveling south on Freeport Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95818, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Grove (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Maine MemorialJane Norris (approx. 0.9 miles away); Edmonds Field (approx. 0.9 miles away); Luella Buckminster-Johnston (approx. 0.9 miles away); Theodora Tiffee Purkitt, M.D. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sacramento Turn Verein (approx. 0.9 miles away); The G.A.R. Memorial Plot (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
Also see . . . Guide to the Wayne R. Hultgren papers, 1918-1999. The OAC provides a short biography, as part of the archival guide to his papers: Wayne R. Hultgren was a leading advocate who played an instrumental role during the grass-roots campaign to establish light rail public transportation in Sacramento, which commenced in September 1987.... (Submitted on November 2, 2015.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.