Port Harford Wharf & Pacific Coast Railway

Port Harford Wharf & Pacific Coast Railway (HM27CC)

Location: San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 San Luis Obispo County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 10.288', W 120° 45.384'

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Commemoration July 19, 1986

John Harford Wharf & Horse drawn/gravity railroad 1873
Pacific Coast Steamship Company organized 1876
Pacific Coast Railway ( PCRR, SLO & SMVRR) 1882
Vision & enterprise of the narrow gauge railroad expanded trade & settlement on the California central coast between Avila, San Luis Obispo, Arroyo Grande, Nipomo, Santa Maria, Orcutt, Los Alamos & Los Olivos. Ah Louis, supervisor of his Chinese labor crew, built the roadbed and laid the rail.
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HM NumberHM27CC
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Year Placed1986
Placed ByPort San Luis Harbor District, Friends of the Pacific Coast Railway and South County Historical Society, Railway Centennial Committe
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 4th, 2018 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 704321 N 3894363
Decimal Degrees35.17146667, -120.75640000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 10.288', W 120° 45.384'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 10' 17.28" N, 120° 45' 23.04" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)805
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3950 Avila Beach Dr, San Luis Obispo CA 93405, US
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