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Strasburg in Arapahoe County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Comanche Crossing Centennial

 
 
Comanche Crossing Centennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 16, 2017
1. Comanche Crossing Centennial Marker
Inscription.

Erected by Union Pacific Railroad in commemoration of Comanche Crossing Centennial

Marking point where rails were joined to form the first continuous land link by railroad across the U.S.
 
Erected by Union Pacific Railroad.
 
Location. 39° 44.199′ N, 104° 19.494′ W. Marker is in Strasburg, Colorado, in Arapahoe County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Railroad Street and Arapahoe Street. Touch for map. Marker is located in Lyons Park. Marker is in this post office area: Strasburg CO 80136, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Transcontinental Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); High-Five Plains Towns / Ten Miles a Day (approx. 3.9 miles away); Front Range Flight (approx. 3.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Comanche Crossing. From the online Colorado Encyclopedia. (Submitted on August 19, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Comanche Crossing Centennial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 16, 2017
2. Comanche Crossing Centennial Marker
Marker in Lyons Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 16, 2017
3. Marker in Lyons Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2017, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2017, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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