Laws Station

Laws Station (HM6NO)

Location: Bishop, CA 93514 Inyo County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 24.06', W 118° 20.76'

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In 1883 the Carson & Colorado Railroad was built between Mound House (Near Carson City, Nevada) through Laws to Keeler, California. A distance of 300 miles. Laws Station was named in honor of Mr. R.J. Laws, Assistant Superintendent of the railroad between 1883 and about 1915. This railroad provided the only dependable means of transportation in and out of Owens Valley. Train service was stopped on April 30, 1960

California Historical Landmark No.953
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HM NumberHM6NO
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Marker Number953
Year Placed1983
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Bishop Museum and Historical Society April 1, 1983
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 5:36am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 380867 N 4140208
Decimal Degrees37.40100000, -118.34600000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 24.06', W 118° 20.76'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 24' 3.60" N, 118° 20' 45.60" W
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Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 25 Main St, Bishop CA 93514, US
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