"When the USGS mapped the region in 1907-09, its chief geographer, R. B.
Marshall, named the four peaks of the divide in memory of the "Big Four"
magnates of the Central Pacific Railroad: Charles Crocker,
Mark Hopkins, Collis P.
Huntington, and Leland Stanford.
The four peaks are almost equal in height."
Mt. Huntington (12,394 ft.)
Named by R. B. Marshall in 1909
- Erwin Gudde, California Place Names
More on Collis Huntington:
American Western History Museum
PBS's Transcontinental Railroad (online)
References to can also be found in these files:
More of Bob's Trip Reports
For more information see these SummitPost pages: Mt. Crocker
This page last updated: Sat Apr 7 17:02:15 2007
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