AuburnAfter an eleven-month delay due to political opposition and lack of money, Central Pacific tracks reached Auburn May 13, 1865, and regualr service began. Government loans became available when the railroad completed its first 40 miles, four miles east of here. With new funds, Central Pacific augmented its forces with the first Chinese laborers and work began in earnest.
|Series||This marker is part of the Transcontinental Railroad series|
|Placed By||State Parks and Recrreation, CA Historical Societies, Placer County Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 2:44pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 667694 N 4307664|
|Decimal Degrees||38.90186667, -121.06613333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 54.112', W 121° 3.968'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 54' 6.72" N, 121° 3' 58.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||530, 916|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 640 Lincoln Way, Auburn CA 95603, US|
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