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EICHBAUM TOLL ROAD

Historical Landmark

Description:
In 1926, H. W. Eichbaum obtained a franchise for a toll road from Darwin Falls to Stovepipe Wells, the first maintained road into Death Valley from the west. It changed the area's economic base from mining to tourism and brought about the creation of Death Valley National Monument seven years later.

Registration Date: 5/19/1971

Location:
City: Stovepipe Wells
County: Inyo

Directions:
Death Valley National Monument, 100 ft S of State Hwy 190 (P.M. 85.83), Stovepipe Wells

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