Tehachapi in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Arrastra at Railroad Park
Erected by Techachapi Heritage League. (Marker Number 16.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
Location. 35° 7.921′ N, 118° 26.727′ W. Marker is in Tehachapi, California, in Kern County. Marker is on Tehachapi Boulevard. This marker is located in Railroad Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 Tehachapi Boulevard, Tehachapi CA 93561, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Muro House (within shouting distance of this marker); Former Richfield Service Station (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1915 Street Dance Mural (about 300 feet away); Tehachapi Pass (about 400 feet away); Site of the Kessing Building (about 600 feet away); The Legend of Avelino Martinez (about 600 feet away); Beekay Theatre (about 600 feet away); Cement Production in Tehachapi (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tehachapi.
Also see . . .
1. Arrastra - Wikipedia. An Arrastra (or Arastra) is a primitive mill for grinding and pulverizing (typically) gold or silver ore. (Submitted on December 7, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
2. The Tehachapi Museum. (Submitted on December 11, 2011.)
Additional keywords. mining,
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 7, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on April 12, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.