Floka is at milepost 479.38.
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.
In 1970, there was a railroad accident at Floka that killed two people.
- Vic Neves, "What's in a name? Romance Among the ties of the W. P.", The Train Sheet," March/April 1990, number 42.
- Train accident at Floka," 1970.