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Inyokern in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

"Siding 16"

1909 - 2009

 
 
"Siding 16" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, December 4, 2011
1. "Siding 16" Marker
Inscription.  
This Railroad Siding, established in 1909,
was the beginning of the town of
Inyokern.

In celebration of its 100th anniversary,
it is with pride that the
Inyokern Chamber of Commerce
contributes this commemorative inscription.

 
Erected 2009 by Inyokern Chamber of Commerce.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
 
Location. 35° 38.826′ N, 117° 48.726′ W. Marker is in Inyokern, California, in Kern County. Marker is at the intersection of West Inyokern Road (State Highway 178) and Brown Road, on the right when traveling west on West Inyokern Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Inyokern CA 93527, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Wells (approx. 3.7 miles away); Naval Ordnance Test Station, China Lake (approx. 8.2 miles away); Mk IV Special Weapon (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
"Siding 16" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, December 4, 2011
2. "Siding 16" Marker
The railroad siding can be seen behind the marker. Click on photo to see an enlarged view.
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Inyokern image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, December 4, 2011
3. Inyokern
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 522 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   3. submitted on December 8, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022