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Near Canby in Modoc County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Lassen Trail - Pit River Canyon

 
 
Lassen Trail - Pit River Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2015
1. Lassen Trail - Pit River Canyon Marker
Inscription.
"We we obliged to cross the stream quite a number of times. In consequence of the canons of rock which confine it to a narrow bed." - Amos Batchelder, Sep 29, 1849
Guidebook available
Trails West Inc., P.O. Box 12045, Reno, NV 89510

 
Erected 1997. (Marker Number L-11.)
 
Location. 41° 25.207′ N, 121° 0.294′ W. Marker is near Canby, California, in Modoc County. Marker is on Pit River Road (County Route 84) near Turner Creek Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canby CA 96015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Evans and Bailey Fight 1861 (approx. 10.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This marker is in the proxcimty of California Historical Landmark 111, for which there is no marker.
 
Regarding Lassen Trail - Pit River Canyon. California Historical Landmark 111, Old Emigrant Trail:

"Near the present Pit River-Happy Camp road this old pioneer trail, part of the earliest roads in northeastern California, is yet easily traced. Trees eight
Lassen Trail - Pit River Canyon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2015
2. Lassen Trail - Pit River Canyon Marker
to ten inches in diameter are growing in the old road bed."
 
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The Pit River image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 19, 2015
3. The Pit River
The haze is due to wildfires.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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