1863-1865In 1863 a ten mile long short line was built from Brighton Station on the Sacramento Valley RR to this here spot. It was called "Freeport" because it avoided the high charges for landing freight and passengers at the Sacramento City embarcadero. The short line became a popular short cut to the "Washoe" mines. Central Pacific RR bought the line in 1865 and removed the track in 1866 to eliminate competition.
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|Series||This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series|
|Placed By||E. Clampus Vitus|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 7:44am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 630809 N 4257577|
|Decimal Degrees||38.45691667, -121.50078333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 27.415', W 121° 30.047'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 27' 24.90" N, 121° 30' 2.82" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 8200-8238 Freeport Blvd, Sacramento CA 95832, US|
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