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El Cerrito in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Industrial Core

 
 
The Industrial Core Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
1. The Industrial Core Marker
Inscription.
Businesses along San Pablo Avenue and the Santa Fe railroad, such as building materials companies, TEPCO (Technical Porcelain and Chinaware Company), coal dealers, monument companies, several lumberyards, a slaughterhouse, and a few furniture stores formed El Cerrito's "industrial core."

 
Erected by City of El Cerrito.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the San Pablo Avenue Historical-Cultural Pavers marker series.
 
Location. 37° 55.104′ N, 122° 18.798′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of San Pablo Avenue and Madison Avenue, on the right when traveling north on San Pablo Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11100 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito CA 94530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Quarries (within shouting distance of this marker); Holy Ghost Festa (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Italy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Streetcars in El Cerrito (approx. 0.2 miles away); Corridors of Change (approx. 0.2
The Industrial Core Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. The Industrial Core Marker
miles away); Contra Costa Civic Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stege Sanitary (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Cerrito.
 
More about this marker. This marker is at the northeast corner of San Pablo and Madison Avenues.
This marker is one of The City of El Cerrito's Historical-Cultural Pavers.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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