Near Altadena in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Mount Lowe Railway
Erected 1963 by Pasadena Historical Society, Altadena Historical Society, Pasadena Pioneer Association, U.S. Forest Service.
Location. 34° 12.666′ N, 118° 7.251′ W. Marker is near Altadena, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Mount Lowe Railway Trail. Touch for map. Located on Echo Mountain in the Angeles National Forest. The hike is three miles up a steep trail with a strenuous 1,500-foot altitude gain. Marker is in this post office area: Altadena CA 91001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christmas Tree Lane (approx. 2.1 miles away); Jet Propulsion Laboratory (approx. 3.2 miles away); Harvard’s Mount Wilson Station (approx. 3.4 miles away); Benjamin Davis Wilson (approx. 3.4 miles away); Michelson Pier on Mount Wilson (approx. 3.7 miles away); 1942 Rose Bowl (approx. 4½ miles away); Pasadena Public Library (approx. 4.6 miles away); Hopkins Alley (approx. 4.6 miles away).
Regarding Mount Lowe Railway. During the early 1900’s,
Also see . . . History of Mt Lowe Railway, Echo Mountain hotel, and Alpine Tavern. (Submitted on August 29, 2018.)
Categories. • Parks & Recreational Areas • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 29, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.