Near Wendover in Tooele County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Welcome to the Bonneville Salt Flats
And Utah's Famed Measure Mile—Site of World Land-Speed Record Runs
Both Gabelich's rocket engine 'Blue Flame' and Breedlove's jet-powered 'Spirit
Erected 1972 by The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
Location. 40° 44.262′ N, 113° 51.423′ W. Marker is near Wendover, Utah, in Tooele County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 80 at milepost 10, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Salt Flats East Rest Area. It is accessible only from the eastbound travel lanes of I-80. Marker is in this post office area: Wendover UT 84083, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Transcontinental Telephone Line (a few steps from this marker); Bonneville Salt Flats International Speedway (approx. 2.7 miles away); Base Chapel (approx. 8.9 miles away); Airmen’s Dining Hall and Barracks (approx. 8.9 miles away); Atomic Mission Hangar 1831 (approx. 9.1 miles away); Operations Building (approx. 9˝ miles away); South Base Area (approx. 9˝ miles away); Control Tower (approx. 9˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wendover.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 31, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 386 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.