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Corinne in Box Elder County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

10 Miles of Track

 
 
Ten Miles of Track Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 15, 2016
1. Ten Miles of Track Marker
Inscription.
10 miles
of
track, laid
in one day.
April 28th 1869

 
Location. 41° 34.641′ N, 112° 35.598′ W. Marker is in Corinne, Utah, in Box Elder County. Marker is on Transcontinental Railroad National Back Country By (at milepost 7), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This is a replica marker, installed at the original site. The original marker is located at the Museum at Promontory. Marker is in this post office area: Corinne UT 84307, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stairway to Promontory (approx. 1.8 miles away); Transcontinental Railroad (approx. 2.3 miles away); Rozel (approx. 3.1 miles away); Golden Spike (approx. 3 miles away); September 1869 (approx. 3 miles away); The Southern Pacific Monument (approx. 3 miles away); May 10, 1869 (approx. 3 miles away); Last Spike Driven (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinne.
 
Additional comments.
1. I have waited my whole life to see this marker
    — Submitted November 28, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.

 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Ten Miles of Track Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 15, 2016
2. Ten Miles of Track Marker
Ten Miles of Track Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 15, 2016
3. Ten Miles of Track Marker
Ten Miles of Track Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 15, 2016
4. Ten Miles of Track Marker
Part of the ten mile section of track laid April 28, 1869
Ten Miles of Track Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 15, 2016
5. Ten Miles of Track Marker
The original marker, located at the National Park Service Museum at Promontory, several miles to the east of the marker site.
Railroad Camp near Victory. image. Click for full size.
By Alfred A. Hart, April 28, 1869
6. Railroad Camp near Victory.
10 1/4 miles laid in one day.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 28, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio.   6. submitted on May 11, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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