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Coalinga in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Richfield Service Station

 
 
Richfield Service Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
1. Richfield Service Station Marker
Inscription.
R.C. Baker
Memorial Museum
Richfield
Service Station

Built in Coalinga
On the corner of
Fifth and Glenn St.
1934
Restored in 2003
Moved to this location 2004
Restored by
Wayne James
and
The R.C. Baker Museum
Plaque donated by
Vincent and Lois Motte
Family Trust

 
Erected by Coalinga Lions Club.
 
Location. 36° 8.303′ N, 120° 21.682′ W. Marker is in Coalinga, California, in Fresno County. Marker is at the intersection of West Elm Street and 6th Street, on the left when traveling west on West Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 231 West Elm Street, Coalinga CA 93210, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cheney Bros. Building (a few steps from this marker); Coaling Station A (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Coaling Station A (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Amy Building (about 500 feet away); Crescent Meat Co. (about 500 feet away); 5th Street, Coalinga 1912
Richfield Service Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
2. Richfield Service Station Marker
(about 600 feet away); Sullivan Hotel (about 600 feet away); The Earthquake of 1983 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coalinga.
 
Also see . . .  Restored 1934 Richfield Service Station - R.C. Baker Memorial Museum. Wayne James is a man who does what he says hes going to do. In 2002, he promised Jim Peavy that he would faithfully restore his 1934 Richfield Service Station if Mr. Peavy would donate it to the R.C. Baker Museum. (Submitted on March 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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1934 Richfield Service Station image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
3. 1934 Richfield Service Station
1934 Richfield Service Station image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
4. 1934 Richfield Service Station
1934 Richfield Service Station image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
5. 1934 Richfield Service Station
1934 Richfield Service Station image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
6. 1934 Richfield Service Station
Richfield Service Station Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
7. Richfield Service Station Plaque
Fresno County Historical Landmark
1934 Historic Service Station
Coalinga, California
Designated in recognition of its place as a
Historical Landmark in Fresno County
By action of the Board of Supervisors
May 24, 2005
(Signatures of Chairman, The Board of Supervisors and Chairman, Historical Landmarks and Records Commission)
Richfield Service Station Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
8. Richfield Service Station Plaque
1934

Richfield
Service Station

Donated to

R.C. Baker
Memorial Museum

By
Jim Peavy
Richfield Service Station Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
9. Richfield Service Station Plaque
This Property Donated
by their family
in memory of
Bess & Ed Gardiol
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on March 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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