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Floka is at milepost 479.38.<ref>http://www.trainweb.org/WPRRINFO/WPMilePostDetail.html</ref>
Floka is at milepost 479.38.<ref>http://www.trainweb.org/WPRRINFO/WPMilePostDetail.html</ref>
The name Floka was created from the initial syllables of Florence and Katherine, who were daughters of Charles M Levey, the 1916-1927 Western Pacific president.<ref>Vic Neves, "[https://www.wplives.org/train_sheet_archive/pdf/ts042.pdf What's in a name? Romance Among the ties of the W. P.", The Train Sheet]," March/April 1990, number 42.</ref>


In 1970, there was a railroad accident at Floka that killed two people.<ref>[https://www.wplives.com/about-wp/accident-reports/1970_floka_nv.php Train accident at Floka]," 1970.</ref>
In 1970, there was a railroad accident at Floka that killed two people.<ref>[https://www.wplives.com/about-wp/accident-reports/1970_floka_nv.php Train accident at Floka]," 1970.</ref>

Latest revision as of 04:01, 22 October 2020

Floka is a railroad siding east of Sulphur and west of Antelope.

Floka is at milepost 479.38.[1]

The name Floka was created from the initial syllables of Florence and Katherine, who were daughters of Charles M Levey, the 1916-1927 Western Pacific president.[2]

In 1970, there was a railroad accident at Floka that killed two people.[3]

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