Folsom Terminal - California's First Passenger Railroad
Posted by: heringermr
N 38° 40.549 W 121° 10.812
10S E 658302 N 4282374
Quick Description: California Historical Landmark #558
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/10/2008 2:05:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM4N96
Completion of the 22-mile Sacramento Valley Railroad line from Sacramento to Folsom was celebrated here February 22, 1856 by enthusiastic residents of both cities. The new line, commenced February 12,1855, was built by noted pioneer engineer Theodore Dehone Judah.
Marker Number: 558.00
Marker Name: TERMINAL OF CALIFORNIA'S FIRST PASSENGER RAILROAD
Has Official CA Plaque: yes
Marker Dedication Date: 12/30/1956
Leidesdorff Plaza, NE corner of intersection of Reading and Sutter, Folsom
Website: [Web Link]
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