Newhall in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Pioneer Oil Reﬁnery
← 3 Miles
Erected by Department of Public Works - Division of Highways. (Marker Number 172.)
Location. 34° 22.696′ N, 118° 33.83′ W. Marker is in Newhall, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Lyons Avenue east of Interstate 5, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newhall CA 91321, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oak of the Golden Dream (here, next to this marker); American Bison (approx. 2 miles away); American Revolution (approx. 2 miles away); Saugus School Bell (approx. 2.1 miles away); William S. Hart Park and Museum (approx. 2.2 miles away); End of an Era Edison House (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Pioneer Oil Refinery (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newhall.
Regarding Pioneer Oil Refinery. The refinery location is fenced off and access is not allowed but you can get a decent view looking through the fence. The site is located near 23864 Pine Street, Newhall, California.
This is the oldest still-standing oil refinery in the Western Hemisphere (perhaps World)
This site was designated as California Historical Landmark No.172 on March 6, 1935.
In 1984, Standard Oil of California changed its name to Chevron.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . . The Pioneer Oil Refinery. (Submitted on January 23, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2010, by Konrad R Summers of Santa Clarita, California. This page has been viewed 1,884 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on August 26, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2010, by Konrad R Summers of Santa Clarita, California. 3. submitted on January 16, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 4. submitted on August 26, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 5. submitted on May 13, 2010, by Konrad R Summers of Santa Clarita, California. 6. submitted on January 16, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 7. submitted on January 23, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 8. submitted on February 10, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.