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Coalinga in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Premier Creamery

 
 
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By Douglass Halvorsen, March 21, 2015
1. Premier Creamery Marker (click on photo to enlarge)
Inscription.
Fountain & Bottling Company 1917
"A Bottle of Milk is a Bottle of Health"
Original Site at 358 N. 5th St. the 6th & Elm St. Site established in 1938.


The Premier Creamery served Coalinga for over 60 years. The business sold milk, butter, eggs, canned goods & other provisions during the 1920's oil boom. Later, the business provided fresh bottled milk & milk products at the fountain or delivered to your doorstep. The Ice Cream Fountain & Cafe served as a social gathering place while offering Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. The bottling plant was located in the same building. The building was destroyed by the Coalinga Earthquake May 2, 1983.

"The Proprietors"
Ed Brennan 1917
Edward J. "Ted" O'Neill 1920
Thomas "Tommy" Lennon
Edward T. "Bud" O'Neill
Tommy and Bud were Nephews of Ted O'Neill
"ALL PROPRIETORS WERE IRISHMEN"

 
Erected by Coalinga Lions Club.
 
Location. 36° 8.321′ N, 120° 21.689′ W. Marker is in Coalinga, California, in Fresno County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Ave (California Route 33) and N 6th St, on the right when traveling south on Elm Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coalinga CA 93210, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
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By Douglass Halvorsen, March 21, 2015
2. Premier Creamery Marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cheney Bros. Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Richfield Service Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Coaling Station A (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Coaling Station A (about 300 feet away); Amy Building (about 500 feet away); 5th Street, Coalinga 1912 (about 500 feet away); Crescent Meat Co. (about 500 feet away); The Earthquake of 1983 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coalinga.
 
Also see . . .
1. PDF document. PDF document to historic landmarks in Coalinga to visit (Submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.) 

2. History of Coalinga. (Submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.)
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
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3. Premier Creamery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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