Strasburg in Arapahoe County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Comanche Crossing Centennial
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 •
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 94 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2017, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.