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

Ford & Co. Building

Lincoln Way & Harrison Avenue

 
 
Ford & Co. Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, March 14, 2015
1. Ford & Co. Building Marker
Inscription.
George Allen & Joseph Sandhorfer operated
East Auburnís first carriage, wagon, &
harness shop in this building in 1896.

Other building occupants over the years
include:

Burt & Locher General Merchandising
A.F. Ford & Co., Grocers
Ford & Bequette Grocery
Red & White Store Martinís Grocery
Aero Willyís Motors

 
Location. 38° 54.081′ N, 121° 4.006′ W. Marker is in Auburn, California, in Placer County. Marker is at the intersection of Lincoln Way and Harrison Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Lincoln Way. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Lincoln Way, Auburn CA 95603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Transcontinental Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); East Auburn Bell Tower (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marguerite Mine “Quartz Rock” (about 400 feet away); The Chinese Coolie (about 400 feet away); Southern Pacific Caboose (about 400 feet away); Auburn Depot (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Auburn Depot (about 500 feet away); Auburn Drug Company (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Auburn.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Ford & Co. Building image. Click for full size.
By James King, March 14, 2015
2. Ford & Co. Building
The marker is mounted on the wall to the right of the entrance door.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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