1817-1863His Expedition for a transcontinental railroad, crossed the Colorado River on Feb. 27, 1854 and 3 weeks later reached Los Angeles, receiving aid from the Mojave Indians. The Atcheson, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad followed Whipple's trail for much of the way from Albuquerque to California. The scientific reports are considered a "glorious chapter" in the history of American science.
|Placed By||Barstow's Main Street Mural Project|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 6:33am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 497673 N 3861807|
|Decimal Degrees||34.89868333, -117.02546667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 53.921', W 117° 1.528'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 53' 55.26" N, 117° 1' 31.68" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 210-222 E Main St, Barstow CA 92311, US|
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