Caliente
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elrojo14
N 35° 17.417 W 118° 37.618
11S E 352056 N 3906448
Quick Description: Caliente No. 757: Originally known as Allen's Camp after Gabriel Allen, who in the 1870s had a cabin and stock pasture near here, the settlement was named Caliente when railroad construction reached this point in April 1875.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/26/2008 8:30:45 AM
Waymark Code: WM5E3P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Touchstone
Views: 18

Long Description:
CALIENTE
Historical Landmark
Description:
Originally known as Allen's Camp after Gabriel Allen, who in the 1870s had a cabin and stock pasture near here, the settlement was named Caliente when railroad construction reached this point in April 1875. The town became a railroad terminal for about 16 months while a force of up to three thousand men, most of them Chinese, labored on the heavy railroad construction on the mountain.


Registration Date: 2/15/1961

Location:
City: Caliente
County: Kern

Directions:
2.3 mi N of Hwy 58 on Bealville Rd, Caliente
Marker Number: 757.00

Marker Name: Caliente

County: Kern

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 02/15/1961

Location:
2.3 mi N of Hwy 58 on Bealville Rd, Caliente


Website: [Web Link]

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