Near Independence in Inyo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
It was first named Independence, then changed to Citrus and finally Kearsarge Station in 1913. Along side the station depot was a residence for the section boss and a bunkhouse for the workers.
Erected 2010 by Slim Princess Chapter No. 395, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 36° 48.409′ N, 118° 7.06′ W. Marker is near Independence, California, in Inyo County. Marker is on Citrus Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Independence CA 93526, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Inyo County Courthouse (approx. 4.6 miles away); Putnamís Stone Cabin (approx. 4.6 miles away); Edwards House Engine #18 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Mary Austinís Home (approx. 4.7 miles away); Manzanar (approx. 5.7 miles away); A Community's Living Room (approx. 5.7 miles away); Weaving for the War (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Independence.
Also see . . .
1. Carson & Colorado Railway. (Submitted on April 2, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
2. Carson & Colorado Railway: Slim Princess Promotional Video. In the early 1880's, the Carson and Colorado Railroad operated narrow gauge steam-powered Baldwin locomotives in Western Nevada and Eastern California. (Submitted on April 2, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 25, 2014, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.