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

Centre Siding

1879-1899

 
 
Centre Siding Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 20, 2017
1. Centre Siding Marker
Inscription.
Mile 762.7 from San Francisco

Information about this siding is limited to ambiguous notations amending Central Pacific RR survey plats and profiles.
Onsite investigations have revealed no evidence of occupation.
 
Erected by Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Transcontinental Railroad marker series.
 
Location. 41° 36.306′ N, 112° 41.982′ W. Marker is near Corinne, Utah, in Box Elder County. Marker is on Transcontinental Railroad Back Country Byway, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Corinne UT 84307, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rozel (approx. 2.8 miles away); Transcontinental Railroad (approx. 3.6 miles away); Stairway to Promontory (approx. 4.7 miles away); 10 Miles of Track (approx. 5.8 miles away); September 1869 (approx. 7.7 miles away); September 8, 1942 (approx. 7.7 miles away); The Locomotives of Golden Spike - Jupiter (approx. 7.7 miles away); May 10, 1869 (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinne.
 
More about this marker.
Centre Siding Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 20, 2017
2. Centre Siding Marker
Marker on the right
The Transcontinental Railroad Back Country Byway is a 90 mile dirt/gravel track on top of or beside the old Central Pacific Rail Road grade between Old Lucin and Promontory Summit. Other than markers designating old station and sidings there are few, if any, road signs identifying any of the side roads. Any road names or numbers use on this marker page have been taken Google Maps.

Neither are there any mileage posts, though one could do the arithmetic using the "Mile ... from San Francisco" on the markers to determine distances.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Transcontinental Railroad Back Country Byway image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 20, 2017
3. Transcontinental Railroad Back Country Byway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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