White Pass & Yukon Route

White Pass & Yukon Route (HM1DU7)

Location: Carcross, YT Y0B 1B0 Yukon
Country: Canada

N 60° 9.913', W 134° 42.208'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 153 views
Inscription

Golden Spike Centennial

The golden spike was driven to mark the completion of the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway on July 29, 1900. It was the beginning of a fully integrated rail transportation system - which grew to include lakes & river steamboats, stage lines, aircraft, bus lines, trucks and container ships.

One hundred years later - on July 29, 2000 a new ceremonial spike was driven to honor the courage and dedication that built the first northern railway and to pledge a commitment to a second century of service.

Details
HM NumberHM1DU7
Tags
Year Placed2000
Placed ByCarcross, Yukon Territory, July 29
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 1:04am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)8V E 516457 N 6669848
Decimal Degrees60.16521667, -134.70346667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 60° 9.913', W 134° 42.208'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds60° 9' 54.78" N, 134° 42' 12.48" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)352, 904, 386
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 144-198 Klondike Hwy, Carcross YT Y0B 1B0, CA
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?