Vaca Valley Railroad

Vaca Valley Railroad (HM10W2)

Location: Winters, CA 95694 Alameda County
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N 38° 31.241', W 121° 58.069'

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By 1875 the need to easily move grain, livestock, wood and stone from Berryessa Valley and the surrounding area to markets was recognized. In the spring of 1875 work began on a 13 mile extension of the railroad from Vacaville to Theodore Winters' crossing of Putah Creek. Brothers G.B. and A.B. Stevenson conceived this extension of their railroad as well as plans for the new town of Winters. By May of 1875 a map of townsite had been recorded and construction on both was progressing as fast as possible. The official opening of the new line took place on August 26, 1875.

Plaque dedicated March 20, 1993
Sam Brannan Chapter #1004 E Clampus Vitus
HM NumberHM10W2
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1993
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Sam Brannan Chapter 1004
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 10:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 589979 N 4264093
Decimal Degrees38.52068333, -121.96781667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 31.241', W 121° 58.069'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 31' 14.46" N, 121° 58' 4.14" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4493-4499 Railroad Ave, Winters CA 95694, US
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