Near Canyon Country in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Lang Southern Paciﬁc Station
Erected 1957 by California State Parks Commision and The Historical Society of Southern California. (Marker Number 590.)
Location. 34° 25.869′ N, 118° 22.733′ W. Marker is near Canyon Country, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Lang Station Road 0.2 miles south of Soledad Canyon Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is semi-hidden behind a mobile unit, just before the railroad tracks on right (south) side of the road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14000 Lang Station Road, Santa Clarita CA 91390, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oak of the Golden Dream (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Oak of the Golden Dream (approx. 6.3 miles away); Firefighters (approx. 7.2 miles away); a different marker also named Oak of the Golden Dream Lest We Forget (approx. 7.6 miles away); Loop Fire (approx. 8.2 miles away); The San Fernando Pioneer Memorial Cemetery (approx. 8.6 miles away); Eternal Valley (approx. 8.7 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society. The Historical Society's website offers links to additional information and vintage photos of the station, the town, and the people of Lang. (Submitted on May 13, 2010.)
2. The Story of the Golden Spike. Former Governor, Leland Stanford, and Charles Crocker, who had supervised the building of the railroad from California eastward, and who was president of a newly acquired subsidiary, the Southern Pacific Railroad and another former governor, John G. Downey, a leading citizen of Los Angeles, worked out a deal for the Southern Pacific to build a line out of Los Angeles, to join with the Southern Pacific line then being built southward through the San Joaquin valley, connecting with the Central Pacific main line near Stockton. (Submitted on May 13, 2010.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2010, by Konrad R Summers of Santa Clarita, California. This page has been viewed 2,910 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2010, by Konrad R Summers of Santa Clarita, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.