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Lodi in San Joaquin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Old Lodi (Mokelumne Station)

 
 
Old Lodi (Mokelumne Station) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 30, 2014
1. Old Lodi (Mokelumne Station) Marker
Inscription. Sacramento Street from Oak to Elm Streets comprised the business and social center from 1869 - 1919.

A C.P.R.R. Co. Depot in Central Mokelumne was built in 1868. S.P.R.R. located a new depot 1/2 block north in 1907.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA TRACTION CO. electric cars operated on Sacramento Street. This opened travel to Stockton in Sept. 1907 and to Sacramento in 1910.

Mission Style Arch designed by E. B. Brown to commemorate 1907 Tokay Carnival.

September 1907 Bertha De Almado reigned as "Queen Zinfandel" for a 3 day carnival (idea of Charles Ray) to advertise Flame Tokay Grapes.
 
Erected 1994 by Lodi Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 8.043′ N, 121° 16.328′ W. Marker is in Lodi, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker is at the intersection of West Pine Street and North Sacramento Street, on the right when traveling east on West Pine Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lodi CA 95240, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lodi Arch (here, next to this marker); Lodi Mission Arch (a few steps from this marker); The First A&W Root Beer (within shouting distance
Lodi welcome arch image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 30, 2014
2. Lodi welcome arch
of this marker); Hotel Lodi (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); City Hall, Fire House and Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hale Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Laura de Force Gordon (approx. 0.3 miles away); Woman's Club of Lodi (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lodi.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesRailroads & Streetcars
 
Old Lodi (Mokelumne Station) Marker - Wide View, Looking West on West Pine Street image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, March 30, 2014
3. Old Lodi (Mokelumne Station) Marker - Wide View, Looking West on West Pine Street
Lodi Tokay Carnival on North Sacramento Street image. Click for full size.
C.C. Lewis, Monmouth, Ore. (image courtesy of California State Library), September 1907
4. Lodi Tokay Carnival on North Sacramento Street
CSL notes that although the card is undated, the first Lodi Tokay festival was held September 19-21, 1907, and that the next one was not held until 1934.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.   4. submitted on January 23, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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