Newhall in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Pioneer Oil Reﬁnery
← 3 Miles
Erected by Department of Public Works - Division of Highways. (Marker Number 172.)
Location. 34° 22.696′ N, 118° 33.83′ W. Marker is in Newhall, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Lyons Avenue east of Interstate 5, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newhall CA 91321, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oak of the Golden Dream (here, next to this marker); Mentryville (approx. 2.7 miles away); Eternal Valley (approx. 3.4 miles away); Last Horse Drawn Hearse of Los Angeles County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lyons Station (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Oak of the Golden Dream (approx. 3.9 miles away); Beale's Cut Stagecoach Pass Oak of the Golden Dream (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newhall.
Regarding Pioneer Oil Refinery. The site of the refinery does not have an actual marker that can be seen. The location is fenced off and access is not allowed but you can get a decent view looking through the fence. The site is located at 238 Pine Street, Newhall, California.
This is the oldest still standing oil refinery in the Western Hemisphere (perhaps World)
This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.172 on March 6, 1935.
Also see . . . The Pioneer Oil Refinery. (Submitted on January 23, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
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