September 8, 1942

September 8, 1942 (HM1J9O)

Location: Corinne, UT 84307 Box Elder County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 37.081', W 112° 33.11'

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After the opening of the Lucin Cutoff in 1904, the historic rail line north of the Great Salt Lake was of minimal importance. In 1942 the last spike was ceremonially "undriven" here before a crowd of Union Pacific, Southern Pacific, and state dignitaries. In a few months, the entire line between Corinne and Lucin was salvaged, with the steel directed to America's war effort.
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HM NumberHM1J9O
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Placed ByNational Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
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Date Added Monday, February 23rd, 2015 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 370713 N 4608529
Decimal Degrees41.61801667, -112.55183333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 37.081', W 112° 33.11'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 37' 4.86" N, 112° 33' 6.6" W
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Area Code(s)435
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22000 W Rd, Corinne UT 84307, US
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