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Westminster in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Post Brother's Plow

 
 
Post Brother's Plow Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 11, 2008
1. Post Brother's Plow Marker
Inscription.  Built by Charles R. Post in 1937 to reclaim farmlands ruined by floods, the Post Brothers' Plow is considered to be the world's largest plow. Measuring 37 ft. long, 12 ft. high, and 11 ft. wide, with a blade of 86 in. it was pulled by five 100 drawbar h.p. D-8 Caterpillar tractors.
 
Erected 1978 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 24.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks. A significant historical year for this entry is 1937.
 
Location. 33° 44.475′ N, 117° 57.304′ W. Marker is in Westminster, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Brookhurst Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15261 Brookhurst Street, Westminster CA 92683, 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. Helicopter Landing Pad (approx. 1.1 miles away); Warne Family Barn (approx. 1.8 miles away); Warne Family House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Midway City Women's Clubhouse (approx. 1.8 miles away); McCoy-Hare House
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(approx. 1.8 miles away); Colonia Jaurez (approx. 1.9 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Battle of the Paracel Islands Memorial (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
Post Brother's Plow image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 11, 2008
2. Post Brother's Plow
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. This page has been viewed 2,124 times since then and 159 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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