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Westminster in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Post Brother's Plow

 
 
Post Brother's Plow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 11, 2008
1. Post Brother's Plow Marker
Inscription. Built by Charles R. Post in 1937 to reclaim farmlands ruined by floods, the Post Brothers' Plow is considered to be the world's largest plow. Measuring 37 ft. long, 12 ft. high, and 11 ft. wide, with a blade of 86 in. it was pulled by five 100 drawbar h.p. D-8 Caterpillar tractors.
 
Erected 1978 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 24.)
 
Location. 33° 44.475′ N, 117° 57.304′ W. Marker is in Westminster, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Brookhurst Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15261 Brookhurst Street, Westminster CA 92683, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Helicopter Landing Pad (approx. 1.1 miles away); Warne Family Barn (approx. 1.8 miles away); Warne Family House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Midway City Women's Clubhouse (approx. 1.8 miles away); McCoy-Hare House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Colonia Jaurez (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ishii Home (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rancho Lucero (approx. 2.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Westminster.
 
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Post Brother's Plow image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 11, 2008
2. Post Brother's Plow
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 1,011 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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