Lexington and Ohio Railroad

Lexington and Ohio Railroad (HM1L18)

Location: Frankfort, KY 40601 Franklin County
Country: United States of America
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N 38° 11.304', W 84° 48.917'

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Site of the first railroad west of the Alleghenies. Built 1833-1834. Flat iron rails were pinned to quarried limestone blocks. The twenty-three mile run between Lexington and Frankfort required four hours.
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HM NumberHM1L18
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Marker Number69
Placed ByKentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 691331 N 4228974
Decimal Degrees38.18840000, -84.81528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 11.304', W 84° 48.917'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 11' 18.24" N, 84° 48' 55.02" W
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Area Code(s)502
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1024-1048 US-421, Frankfort KY 40601, US
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