The deLaveaga Station

The deLaveaga Station (HM2BA1)

Location: Orinda, CA 94563 Contra Costa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 52.797', W 122° 10.887'

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Landmarking Orinda's History

Did you know that Orinda once had a railroad?

This building is the only remaining station of the California & Nevada
Railroad. The C&N, a narrow gauge line constructed in 1890, ran 23
miles between Emeryville and Orinda hauling farm produce and passengers. The first train steamed into Orinda in 1891. For several years, trainloads of picnickers made this community a Sunday destination.
Investors had big plans for this little railroad; it was originally
intended to run from Emeryville via Sonora Pass to Bodie and on to Colorado for connection with the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad. Financial difficulties; a lack of patronage, and winter floods dashed these plans and the railroad ceased operation in 1904.
HM NumberHM2BA1
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 10th, 2018 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 571984 N 4192811
Decimal Degrees37.87995000, -122.18145000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 52.797', W 122° 10.887'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 52' 47.82" N, 122° 10' 53.22" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)925, 510
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 Vashell Way, Orinda CA 94563, US
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