Bodie and Benton R. R.

Bodie and Benton R. R. (HMXPI)

Location: Lee Vining, CA 93541 Mono County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 6.924', W 118° 56.222'

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Surveyed in March, 1881, and completed in December, 1881 with materials hauled through Bodie to this roadbed, at a cost of one million dollars. This narrow gauge railway carried timber supplies 31.74 miles from Mono Mills to Bodie Station, rising in grade 2074 feet to an elevation of 8500 feet. Operations continued until 1918, when decreased mining activity caused the railroad to be dismantled.
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HM NumberHMXPI
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1969
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Bodie Chapter No. 64
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 1:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 330192 N 4220391
Decimal Degrees38.11540000, -118.93703333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 6.924', W 118° 56.222'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 6' 55.44" N, 118° 56' 13.32" W
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Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1801-1899 Pole Line Rd, Lee Vining CA 93541, US
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