Niles in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad
Erected 1979 by Joaquin Murrieta Chapter No.13 E Clampus Vitus and the Niles Merchants Association, August 4, 1979.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Transcontinental Railroad marker series.
Location. 37° 34.596′ N, 121° 58.597′ W. Marker is in Niles, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from Niles Boulevard near J Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at the eastern end of the parking lot next to the Niles Merchants Association Railroad Car Office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37701 Niles Boulevard, Fremont CA 94536, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “The Bankers Building” (about 400 feet Site of First Post Office (about 400 feet away); Vallejo Flour Mill (about 800 feet away); Essanay Studio Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Essanay Film Studio (approx. ¼ mile away); Pioneer Schoolhouse & Chapel (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mormon Pioneers / Mormon Pioneer Adobes (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Chadbourne Carriage House (approx. 2.1 miles away).
Also see . . . An 1870 Map of the Railroad from Sacramento to San Francisco. Make note that the railroad line went around the San Francisco Bay and then made its way north along the San Francisco Peninsula. (Submitted on November 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Categories. • Landmarks • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,754 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 4. submitted on September 12, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.