Competition 1869

Competition 1869 (HM1J9R)

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

N 41° 37.062', W 112° 33.056'

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Lacking precise instructions from Congress as to where to meet, and spurred by financial rewards for building grade, both railroad companies prepared railbed past each other for 250 miles. No parallel track was ever laid.
Promontory Summit was chosen as the point for the joining of the rails.
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HM NumberHM1J9R
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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 1:03pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 370787 N 4608492
Decimal Degrees41.61770000, -112.55093333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 37.062', W 112° 33.056'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 37' 3.72" N, 112° 33' 3.36" W
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Area Code(s)435
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 22000 W Rd, Corinne UT 84307, US
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