Elkhorn City's Railroads

Elkhorn City's Railroads (HM1OQ1)

Location: Elkhorn City, KY 41522 Pike County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 18.351', W 82° 21.115'

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Two major railroads, C&O from north and Clinchfield from south, connected at Elkhorn City, Feb. 8, 1915, opening up trade from Ohio Valley to South Atlantic Region. Elkhorn City became important railroad town. Trains went thorugh several times a day transporting goods from north and south and coal and timber from surrounding area.
HM NumberHM1OQ1
Marker Number2130
Year Placed2003
Placed ByElkhorn City Area Heritage Council, Inc., Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 380192 N 4129658
Decimal Degrees37.30585000, -82.35191667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.351', W 82° 21.115'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 21.06" N, 82° 21' 6.9" W
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Area Code(s)606
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Pine St, Elkhorn City KY 41522, US
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