Magalia in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
“Magalia Depot & Butte County Railroad”
Stirling City sawmill closed on Jan. 31, 1958 & the last train ran on Feb. 5, 1958. Train operations were irregular untiil the Stirling City stud mill reopened in Feb. 1964. Trains ran regularly until May 1974, when the mill closed permanently. The tracks lay abandoned until they were turned up in 1979.
Erected 1993 by Pair-O-Dice Chapter, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 39° 48.727′ N, 121° 34.691′ W. Marker was in Magalia, California, in Butte County. Marker could be reached from Old Skyway Road near Old Depot Road. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 6818 Old Skyway Road, Magalia CA 95954, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of Magalia Community Church / The Magalia Schoolhouse Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dogtown (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Dogtown Nugget (approx. 0.6 miles away); Centerville Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away); Old Paradise (approx. 3.9 miles away); Centerville School (approx. 4˝ miles away); Paradise Pioneers (approx. 4.6 miles away); PFC. Steven J. Walberg-Riotto (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Magalia.
More about this marker. The building is currently under renovation and marker may have been removed for safe keeping.
Also see . . .
1. Magalia Depot. A Waymarking posting with photo of marker and additional information. (Submitted on April 23, 2010.)
2. Magalia. A short history of Magalia with photos and additional information on the depot and other sites in the area. (Submitted on April 23, 2010.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,793 times since then. Last updated on November 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. Photos: 1. submitted on November 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 2, 3. submitted on April 23, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 7. submitted on November 20, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.