Near Boron in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Twenty Mule Team
Location. 35° 1.758′ N, 117° 41.252′ W. Marker is near Boron, California, in Kern County. Marker can be reached from Suckow Road 2½ miles north of California Route 58. Touch for map. Suckow Road is inside the US Borax plant at the end of Borax Road. Free admission to the Visitors Center where the Twenty Mule Team is located, open 9-5 daily. Marker is in this post office area: Boron CA 93516, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. F-8 DFBW (approx. 12.6 miles away); F-8 Digital Fly-By-Wire Aircraft (approx. 12.6 miles away); HL-10 (approx. 12.6 miles away); 20-Mule Team Trail (approx. 13 miles away); First Flight to Break the Sound Barrier (approx. 14.1 miles away).
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. A marker at the Terminus in Mojave and two markers in Death Valley
Also see . . .
1. History of Borax Mining in California. (Submitted on December 13, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. 20-Mule Borax Teams. An article by Joe Zentner titled On The Move In Death Valley (Submitted on December 16, 2011.)
3. Visitor Center Website. A museum of all things borax, with Twenty Mule Team wagons outside, and a spectacular view into the mine from inside, open 9-5 every day except major holidays and in foul weather. (Submitted on March 15, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.)
4. Reproduction of Twenty-Mule Team Wagons. This is an incredible 15 part series on the construction of reproduction Twenty-Mule Team Wagons. This is a must watch! (Submitted on March 24, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 642 times since then and 57 times this year. Last updated on March 15, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 12, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.