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Colfax in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Railhead Saloon

 
 
The Railhead Saloon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
1. The Railhead Saloon Marker
Inscription.
Historic Lot 6 – Block 3
1865 Original Sale C. Crocker to Kohn & Kind
1867- 1918 Ownerships
E.S. Yeats • Thomas Woodliff • Levi Leeds • John Kneeland & Family • John River • Avila Demers • Louis & Elvira Rugani

1946 Owners Gilbert (George) & Pearl Dalpino
George’s Club
1982 name changed to Railhead Saloon
 
Erected 2000 by E C V. Lord Sholto Douglas Chapter 3 and Colfax Area Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 39° 6.058′ N, 120° 57.202′ W. Marker is in Colfax, California, in Placer County. Marker is on North Main Street south of Depot Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 North Main Street, Colfax CA 95713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Butler, Druggist (here, next to this marker); Jacob Keck, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Illinoistown Lodge No. 51 (a few steps from this marker); IOOF Hall (a few steps from this marker);
The Railhead Saloon image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
2. The Railhead Saloon
Marker to the left of the entrance.
a different marker also named Jacob Keck, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Colfax Freight Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Murphy’s Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Leopold & Josephine Lobner (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Colfax.
 
Also see . . .  Watering hole is the last of its kind in Colfax - Colfax Record. Newspaper article from the Colfax Record. (Submitted on July 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
34 North Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
3. 34 North Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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