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Hayward in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Original Bull Gear

 
 
Original Bull Gear Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 6, 2022
1. Original Bull Gear Marker
Inscription.  A part of the cable winding mechanism of the San Francisco Cable Cars from 1873 to 1965

Replaced by D. W. Nicholson Corporation
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 37° 38.418′ N, 122° 7.199′ W. Marker is in Hayward, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Clawiter Road, on the right when traveling south. The plaque is mounted to a concrete foundation also holding the gear, in the parking lot of D. W. Nicholson Corporation. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24747 Clawiter Road, Hayward CA 94545, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bay-Friendly Rated Landscapes in the City of Hayward (approx. 0.9 miles away); Got Salt? (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wetland to Salt Pond and Back Again (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Archimedes Screw Pump (approx. 1˝ miles away); A Salty Experiment in Habitat Management (approx. 1˝ miles away); Riches from Seawater and Sun (approx. 1.9 miles away);
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Working in the Salt Ponds (approx. 1.9 miles away); The McConaghy Estate (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hayward.
 
Original Bull Gear Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 6, 2022
2. Original Bull Gear Marker
Original Bull Gear image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, July 6, 2022
3. Original Bull Gear
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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