Near Walker in Mono County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The C-130 Crew
Lost During the Cannon Fire - June 17, 2002
Erected 2003 by The Community of Walker, Ca. and the US Forest Service, June 14, 2003.
Location. 38° 31.214′ N, 119° 29.055′ W. Marker is near Walker, California, in Mono County. Marker is on State Highway 395, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coleville CA 96107, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flag on Centennial Bluff (approx. 2.5 miles away); Golden Gate Mine (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Golden Gate Mine (approx. 2.6 miles away); Coleville (approx. 3.6 miles away); Topaz Post Office (approx. 5.8 miles away); Mountain Warfare Training Center (approx. 11.4 miles away); Fremontís Trail 1844 (approx. 13.5 miles away); Sonora Mono Toll Road (approx. 15.6 miles away).
Also see . . . Fallen Brothers – Walker Fire C-130 Crash. (Submitted on December 6, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Additional keywords. Fire Fighters, C-130, Heavy, Retardant Drop, Cannon Fire, PNW #3 Type 1 National Incident Management Team
Categories. • 20th Century • Air & Space • Disasters • Environment • Heroes • Horticulture & Forestry • Notable Events • Notable Persons • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 3,359 times since then and 160 times this year. Last updated on October 5, 2009, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 6, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 4, 5. submitted on October 5, 2009, by Chris English of Phoenix, Arizona.