Near Valdez in Valdez Cordova Borough, Alaska — The American West (Northwest)
Horse and Sled Trail
Erected by Department of Transportation & P.F.
Location. 61° 5.108′ N, 145° 53.636′ W. Marker is near Valdez, Alaska, in Valdez Cordova Borough. Marker is on Richardson Highway (Alaska Route 4 at milepost 15.3). Touch for map. The Richardson Highway mile posts were established before the 1964 Good Friday earthquake destroyed the town of Valdez. 'Old' Valdez was abandoned and 'New' Valdez was established four miles further down the road, thus the mile post for 'New' Valdez is -4 miles. Marker is in this post office area: Valdez AK 99686, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Railroad Tunnel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goat Trail (approx. 1.1 miles away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.