Angels Camp in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected by Angels Camp Museum, sponsored by Native Sons of the Golden West in memory of esteemed member Millard Smallin.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 38° 4.528′ N, 120° 32.741′ W. Marker is in Angels Camp, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is on South Main Street (California Route 49), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is on the side of the horseshoe driveway on the
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stalactite/Stalagmite (here, next to this marker); Serpentine Drill Core Section (here, next to this marker); Signal Cannon/Utica Mine Ore Car/Arrastra Model (a few steps from this marker); Bells (a few steps from this marker); Camp 9 Powerhouse Pelton Wheel (a few steps from this marker); Just Jenny (a few steps from this marker); Hogarth Stamp Mill (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named The Hogarth Stamp Mill (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Angels Camp.
Also see . . . Holt Mfg Co. & CL Best Tractor Merge. Caterpillar Tractor Co. formed in 1925 with the merger of two competitors: Holt Manufacturing Company out of Stockton, CA and C.L. Best Tractor Co. of San Leandro, CA. Both companies got their start in California in the 1800s. Each paralleled the other in the developing race towards mechanized farming, first through combined harvesters, then steam traction engines, and finally the track-laying crawlers that would become known as the "caterpillar". As the founders passed their businesses (Submitted on February 26, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.