Reno Junction, California
|Elevation||4,997 ft (1,523 m)|
Reno Junction is an unincorporated community in Lassen County, California. It is located on the former Western Pacific Railroad, now Union Pacific Railroad 0.5 miles (0.8 km) east of Beckwourth Pass, at an elevation of 4997 feet (1523 m).
Reno Junction was originally called Rainbow. The present name comes from the fact from this point trains would head to Reno.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Reno Junction, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 411. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- Brown, Thomas P. (May 30, 1940). "Over the Sierra". Indian Valley Record. p. 3. Retrieved 7 May 2015.
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