Korbel Station Historical

Korbel Station Historical (HM1XO5)

Location: Guerneville, CA 95446 Sonoma County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 30.449', W 122° 57.905'

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Erected in 1876

This was the terminus of the "Fulton-Guerneville" branch of the Northwestern Pacific Railway which began operations on May, 29, 1872.
The purpose of the railway was to replace the slow oxen team method of hauling timber and passengers to San Rafael. Prior to the railway, it took nine days by oxen for the round trip.
In 1877 the line was extended to Guerneville and eventually to Cazadero.
The railway which started as a standard gauge was operated until November 14, 1935, when the now existing county road was opened.
The station on this its original site was purchased by F. Korbel & Bros. from the Northwestern Pacific for five dollars.
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HM NumberHM1XO5
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Placed ByKorbel Winery
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 6th, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 503044 N 4262124
Decimal Degrees38.50748333, -122.96508333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 30.449', W 122° 57.905'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 30' 26.94" N, 122° 57' 54.3" W
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Area Code(s)707
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12852-13116 River Rd, Guerneville CA 95446, US
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