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Upsal Nevada

Upsal Nevada

Upsal Nevada Overview

Upsal was a railroad siding and station along the Southern Pacific Railroad in Churchill County, Nevada.

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Year Established/Founded

Unknown – by 1904

Upsal Nevada History

The siding was probably named for the nearby Upsal Hogback ridge.




Unknown at this time. Since this was a railroad siding, there were probably not any.

Post Office

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The Population of Upsal Nevada

Unknown at this time



How to Get to Upsal Nevada

East of US-95.

GPS Coordinates

39°40’51.8″N 118°50’11.3″W

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Photos and Videos

There are a lot of articles found about Upsal or residents of Upsal and below are a few that I felt were the most “interesting” in helping to establish the timeline and for entertainment.

The Central Nevadan • Battle Mountain, Nevada • 30 Jun 1904, Thu • Page 3

Little Miss Edith Kendrick left on No. 3 this afternoon for Sierra City, Cal., to spend the Fourth with her uncle and aunt. Her uncle will meet her at Upsal, a siding on the S. P. below Lovelock.

Nevada State Journal · Reno, Nevada · Thursday, July 11, 1907


Brakeman J. J. May had his foot- crushed early yesterday morning at Upsal, a small station east of on the Southern Pacific, by dropping a piece of heavy water pipe on it. He will not lose the foot, but will laid up for 10 days.

Daily Independent • Elko, Nevada • 23 Jul 1908, Thu • Page 3

A meteor, described as being “as big as a house,” fell near the railroad at Upsal, a small station twenty miles east of Sparks, and Engineer John George, on the Tonopah-Oakland train, mistaking the astral body for a signal, brought the train to a stop. The meteor was not found. – Virginia Chronicle.

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