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5th Street, Coalinga 1912

 
 
5th Street, Coalinga 1912 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
1. 5th Street, Coalinga 1912 Marker
Inscription. This is a 1912 view of Coalinga’s 5th Street. From this spot looking northwest, can be seen some of Coalinga’s newest buildings of the time. To the immediate left can be seen a side portion of the Amy Building, next the Rockwell building, Pleasant Valley Hotel, Bertrich block, Catholic Church rectory and at the end of the street the “Sunset School.” To the top right of the school are the three-story Phelps Building, Liberty Airdome Theater, Bicycle Shop, Cigar and Liquor Store, Post Office, Coalinga National Bank, Drug Store and a side portion of the Webb Building.
 
Erected by Coalinga Lions Club.
 
Location. 36° 8.393′ N, 120° 21.652′ W. Marker is in Coalinga, California, in Fresno County. Marker is on Coalinga Plaza (North 5th Street) north of East Elm Avenue (County Road 198), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 235 Coalinga Plaza, Coalinga CA 93210, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Webb Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Amy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Earthquake of 1983 (within shouting distance of
5th Street, Coalinga 1912 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
2. 5th Street, Coalinga 1912 Marker
this marker); First National Bank of Coalinga (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rockwell Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Crescent Meat Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); Pleasant Valley Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Row of Store Buildings Destroyed By Earthquake in 1983 (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coalinga.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
5th Street (Coalinga Plaza) Today, looking north image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
3. 5th Street (Coalinga Plaza) Today, looking north
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 25, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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