Sunol in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Niles Canyon Railway
Volunteers of the Pacific Locomotive Association have rebuilt the portion of the line between Sunol and Niles, so that future generations may enjoy a ride over this important link in America’s Railroad heritage.
twenty-fifth anniversary of the completion of the original Transcontinental Railroad
Erected 1994 by Joaquin Murrieta Chapter 13, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Transcontinental Railroad marker series.
Location. 37° 35.646′ N, 121° 53.328′ W. Marker is in Sunol, California, in Alameda County. Marker can be reached from Kilkare Road near Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6 Kilkare Road, Sunol CA 94586, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sunol (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sunol Water Temple De Anza Expedition 1775 - 1776 (approx. 4˝ miles away); World War II War Memorial (approx. 4˝ miles away); Mission San José (approx. 4˝ miles away); Washington Hotel (approx. 4.6 miles away); Ehrman General Store (approx. 4.6 miles away); Rancho El Valle de San Jose (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sunol.
Also see . . . Railroading History in Niles Canyon. (Submitted on November 14, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,400 times since then and 84 times this year. Last updated on March 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 5. submitted on March 15, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 6. submitted on October 26, 2013, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.