Death Valley Junction

Death Valley Junction (HMY7M)

Location: Charleston, CA 29403 Inyo County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 18.098', W 116° 24.857'

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This historic crossroad has been used by Indians, Clampers, Death Valley 49ers, ranchers, farmers, settlers and tourists. The town was originally called Amargosa. In 1907, the name was changed to Death Valley Junction. At this junction, the Tonopah & Tidewater Railroad connected with the Las Vegas-Tonopah Railroad to service the Ryan and Lila C. borax mines near Ryan during the years 1914-28. Death Valley Junction had rail service until 1940. At it's peak, the town had a population of 300. Today, the town is on the National Register of Historic Places.
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HM NumberHMY7M
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1988
Placed ByBilly Holcomb, Joaquin Murrieta, Slim Princess and John P. Squibob Chapters of E. Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 11:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 552587 N 4017563
Decimal Degrees36.30163333, -116.41428333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 18.098', W 116° 24.857'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 18' 5.88" N, 116° 24' 51.42" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 102-110 State Line Rd, Charleston CA 29403, US
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