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

The Railhead Saloon

 
 
The Railhead Saloon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
1. The Railhead Saloon Marker
Inscription.  
Historic Lot 6 – Block 3
1865 Original Sale C. Crocker to Kohn & Kind
1867- 1918 Ownerships
E.S. Yeats • Thomas Woodliff • Levi Leeds • John Kneeland & Family • John River • Avila Demers • Louis & Elvira Rugani

1946 Owners Gilbert (George) & Pearl Dalpino
George’s Club
1982 name changed to Railhead Saloon
 
Erected 2000 by E C V. Lord Sholto Douglas Chapter 3 and Colfax Area Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 39° 6.058′ N, 120° 57.202′ W. Marker is in Colfax, California, in Placer County. Marker is on North Main Street south of Depot Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 North Main Street, Colfax CA 95713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Butler, Druggist (here, next to this marker); Jacob Keck, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Illinoistown Lodge No. 51
The Railhead Saloon image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
2. The Railhead Saloon
Marker to the left of the entrance.
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(a few steps from this marker); IOOF Hall (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Jacob Keck, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Colfax Freight Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Murphy’s Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Leopold & Josephine Lobner (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colfax.
 
34 North Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, July 26, 2011
3. 34 North Main Street
The Railhead Saloon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen McLendon
4. The Railhead Saloon Marker
1919 print of west side of Main St. Where Saloon is located.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 618 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 30, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   4. submitted on February 10, 2019, by Stephen McLendon of Placerville, Calif. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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