Historic Sites and Points of Interest in Placer County
Near this site, the shattered remains of Robert G. Fowler's Wright Model B biplane was rebuilt following a crash near Alta on the second day of his west to east flight. The ten-day rebuilding effort, which took place alongside the railroad track in the center of Colfax, was sponsored by the members of the Colfax Rod & Gun Club and other community leaders.
Dedicated Founders Day August 31, 1997
Donated by Borden Publ. Co. Los Angeles, CA.