US 6 / 395 – Lone Pine

Basin and Range – Owens Valley

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El. 3733′

North along US 6/395 in Lone Pine
North along US 6/395 in Lone Pine
View of Mt. Whitney
View of Mt. Whitney

Lone Pine was founded around 1865. It also is the home of the first traffic signal on old US 6 since Mojave. Whitney Portal Road, the location of the signal, is the gateway to Mt. Whitney – 14,494′. It is the highest peak in the lower 48 states.

North of Lone Pine and the Alabama Hills, a short alignment of US 6/395 runs west of the present alignment. This roadways still has some striping and paving. It was bypassed in the 1940's.
North of Lone Pine and the Alabama Hills, a short alignment of US 6/395 runs west of the present alignment. This roadways still has some striping and paving. It was bypassed in 1948.
Alignment near the Los Angeles Aqueduct, bypassed in the 1940's.
Alignment near the Los Angeles Aqueduct, bypassed in 1948.

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