Chester in Plumas County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1999 by E Clampus Vitus, Las Plumas del Oro Chapter No. 8, Vigilante Outpost No. 1911.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 40° 18.035′ N, 121° 14.204′ W. Marker is in Chester, California, in Plumas County. Marker can be reached from Main Street (California Route 36). Touch for map. This marker is located on the grounds of the Collins Pine Museum, opposite the intersection of Farrar Drive. Marker is at or near this postal address: 526 Main Street, Chester CA 96020, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured Dave Stratford 1945 – 2001 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chester Veterans Memorial Plaza (approx. 0.7 miles away); In Memory of the Lumberjack (approx. 0.8 miles away); Chester Library (approx. 0.8 miles away); Olde Towne Corner Store (approx. 0.9 miles away); Char's Beauty Salon (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mt. Lassen Club (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rainbow Lodge (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
Also see . . . The Porter Locomotec - Catskill Archives. The H. K. Porter Co. was the leading exclusive builder of light locomotives in the U. S. Until its surviving construction records became available not many months ago, little was actually known of the Porter output, although observers could safely guess that the greater number of Porters were industrial-type 0-4-0 tank engines. (Submitted on June 24, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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