Francis Marion "Borax" Smith

Francis Marion "Borax" Smith (HMYGE)

Location: Baker, CA 92309 San Bernardino County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 5.417', W 116° 7.699'

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Francis Marion "Borax" Smith built the railroad to move borax out of the hills and Death Valley in 1907 to replace the twenty mule teams that crossed this way to Ludlow.
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Marker Number19
Year Placed1980
Placed ByBilly Holcomb Chapter No. 1069, E Clampus Vitus
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 11:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 579456 N 3883402
Decimal Degrees35.09028333, -116.12831667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 5.417', W 116° 7.699'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 5' 25.02" N, 116° 7' 41.94" W
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Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24 Rasor Rd, Baker CA 92309, US
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