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San Dimas in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

San Dimas Garage

 
 
San Dimas Garage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, February 15, 2021
1. San Dimas Garage Marker
Inscription.  This building was built in 1910 by William A. Johnstone and purchased by J.S. (Jack) McIntyre for a garage and machine shop. It was the site of the first Ford agency franchise in San Dimas. Jack McIntyre was also captain of the Volunteer Fire Company and the fire truck was kept here from 1923 to 1932.
 
Erected by San Dimas Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
 
Location. 34° 6.406′ N, 117° 48.458′ W. Marker is in San Dimas, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Bonita Avenue just west of San Dimas Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 W Bonita Ave, San Dimas CA 91773, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bank of San Dimas (within shouting distance of this marker); San Dimas Sheriff’s Station (within shouting distance of this marker); San Dimas Grain Company (within shouting distance of this marker); San Dimas Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); San Dimas Fruit Exchange
San Dimas Garage and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, February 15, 2021
2. San Dimas Garage and Marker
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); San Dimas Marmalade Factory (about 300 feet away); Site of the San Dimas Telephone Exchange (about 300 feet away); The Walterscheid Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Dimas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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