“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Jean, Nevada

Clickable Map of Clark County, Nevada and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Clark County, NV (180) Lincoln County, NV (34) Nye County, NV (73) Mohave County, AZ (100) Inyo County, CA (115) San Bernardino County, CA (299)  ClarkCounty(180) Clark County (180)  LincolnCounty(34) Lincoln County (34)  NyeCounty(73) Nye County (73)  MohaveCountyArizona(100) Mohave County (100)  InyoCountyCalifornia(115) Inyo County (115)  SanBernardinoCounty(299) San Bernardino County (299)
Las Vegas is the county seat for Clark County
Jean is in Clark County
      Clark County (180)  
      Lincoln County (34)  
      Nye County (73)  
      Mohave County, Arizona (100)  
      Inyo County, California (115)  
      San Bernardino County, California (299)  
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1Nevada, Clark County, Jean — Jean, Nevada
Founded in 1904 as Goodsprings Junction, a station on the San Pedro, Los Angeles, and Salt Lake Railroad, Jean received its current name in 1905 when the post office was opened. It was named in honor of Jean Fayle, the wife of George Fayle who had . . . Map (db m129575) HM
2Nevada, Clark County, Jean — Old Elko Fire Bell Reported missing
According to the early history of Elko, Nevada, this curfew and fire bell played a vital role for local citizenry. It often rang to signal disastrous fires, deaths of celebrities, and celebrations. Harbinger of both good tidings and bad, the . . . Map (db m201468) HM
3Nevada, Clark County, Jean — The Arrowhead Trail Highway
The first automobile road to connect Los Angeles and Las Vegas was the Arrowhead Trail Highway. Planned, promoted and built beginning in the second decade of the twentieth century, this was one of the named interstate highways of the Good Roads . . . Map (db m103380) HM
4Nevada, Clark County, Jean — The Last Spike
Track crews constructing west from Salt Lake City met track crews constructing east from Los Angles January 30, 1950Map (db m29368) HM
5Nevada, Clark County, Jean — 195 — The Last Spike
On January 30, 1905, near this site, workers drove the last spike that completed the railroad between Salt Lake City, Utah, and Los Angeles, California. This was the last "transcontinental" line to Southern California and one of the last lines . . . Map (db m156462) HM
6Nevada, Clark County, Jean — The Yellow Pine Mining Company Railroad
Built in 1911, The Yellow Pine Mining Company Railroad was a twelve and a half mile long narrow gauge railroad connecting the town of Goodsprings with the Union Pacific Railroad here in Jean. The railroad was built using materials from the defunct . . . Map (db m107085) HM
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Jan. 27, 2023