Barstow in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
General Beale Uses Camels
The railroad and later Route 66 followed Beale’s route.
Erected 2000 by Barstow's Main Street Mural Project.
Marker series. This marker is included in the U.S. Route 66 marker series.
Location. 34° 53.961′ N, 117° 1.571′ W. Marker is in Barstow, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on North Second Street north of East Cozy Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 North Second Street, Barstow CA 92311, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Mormon Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Spanish Trail Amiel Weeks Whipple (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The California Gold Rush (about 300 feet away); Mojave Runners (about 300 feet away); General Steven Watts Kearny (about 400 feet away); Kit Carson (about 400 feet away); Jedediah Smith (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barstow.
More about this marker. This mural is the second in the series. Barstow’s Main Street murals are intended to illustrate Barstow’s past and enhance its future. The murals line historic Route 66, the Mother Road. The murals depict aspects of the history of Barstow and the surrounding area. New murals are added annually.
Also see . . .
1. U.S. Camel Corps - Established 1856. (Submitted on December 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
2. Main Street Murals. (Submitted on December 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Animals • Military • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 633 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 16, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.