The Old Ridge Route - Gorman, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 34° 44.663 W 118° 42.772
11S E 343205 N 3846032
Quick Description: The original road between Los Angeles and Bakersfield went through here before Interstate 5 was built. This is old U.S. Highway 99.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/21/2016 7:53:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMQR3T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fresgo
Views: 6

Long Description:
The sign says, "The Old Ridge Route thru the Angeles National Forest was opened in 1915 and hailed as a miracle of modern engineering providing safety with a maximum speed of 15 M.P.H. and a saving of 44 miles over the former road. Erected on 6-26-76 by the U.S. Forest Service with the cooperation of the Santa Clarita Antique Car Club."
State: California

Nearest City: Sanberg

Type: Marker or Milestone, historic in nature

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