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Coachella in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Water Trough

 
 
Water Trough Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 24, 2014
1. Water Trough Marker
Inscription.  This water trough was constructed on the Southern Pacific Railroad property along Cantaloup Avenue for watering teams of horses hauling cantaloupes and onions. It replaced a wooden trough on Front Street used in the early industry of shipping mesquite wood. The first name of this area was "Woodspur".
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsIndustry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 33° 40.743′ N, 116° 10.59′ W. Marker is in Coachella, California, in Riverside County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Orchard St and 6th St, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coachella CA 92236, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Remembrance Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away); Jacqueline Cochran (approx. 3 miles away); History of Electricity in the Coachella Valley (approx. 3.6 miles away); Dr. June Robertson McCarroll (approx. 3.7 miles away); Smiley Place
Water Trough Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 24, 2014
2. Water Trough Marker
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(approx. 4 miles away); USS Liberty Tree - USN Captain William L. McGonagle (approx. 4 miles away); Jimmy Swaggart's "Date" (approx. 4.6 miles away); Martinez Indian Agency (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
Water Trough image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 24, 2014
3. Water Trough
City of Coachella sign near water trough image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 24, 2014
4. City of Coachella sign near water trough
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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