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Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrojo14
N 35° 24.145 W 117° 47.431
11S E 428218 N 3917957
Quick Description: Garlock California Historical Landmark No 671
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/12/2016 9:59:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMTEPT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
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Long Description:

In 1896, Eugene Garlock constructed a stamp mill near this spot for the crushing of gold ore from the Yellow Aster Mine on Rand Mountain. Known originally as Cow Wells by prospectors and freighters during the 1880s and early 1890s, the town of Garlock continued to thrive until water was piped from here to Randsburg in 1898, and the Kramer-Randsburg rail line was completed in the same year.

California Registered Histrical Landmark No. 671

Plaque Placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Kern County Historical Society, El Tejon Parlor No. 239, Native Daughters of the Golden West, and the Kern County Museum, may 22, 1960.
Marker Number: 671.00


County: Kern

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 5/22/1960

74 mi W of State Hwy 395 on Garlock Rd, 13.4 mi NE of Cantil post office

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