Restoration of Baldwin
Locomotive Class S – 10 Engine 1237
This locomotive was built in 1918, at the Baldwin Locomotive Works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It is one of five remaining of its class. This engine was donated to the City . . . — — Map (db m63640) HM
This park is dedicated by the City of Salinas to the men who served with Company C, 194th Tank Battalion, California National Guard, during World War II and were captured on Bataan on April 9, 1942.
May time never tarnish the memory of . . . — — Map (db m63635) WM
On the morning of February 18th, 1941, one hundred and five brave men of Company C 194th Tank Battalion of the Salinas and Pajaro Valleys marched four abreast down Main Street, through what is now called Old town Salinas, . . . — — Map (db m60395) HM
Born in London, England, graduate of Eton College, Captain in British Army and a London barrister. Arrived in San Francisco in 1856 as representative of a land purchasing group. Donated land in Salinas for railroad, churches, schools, streets, . . . — — Map (db m27098) HM
Built between 1844 and 1848 by José Eusebio Boronda, this is an outstanding example of a Mexican era rancho adobe. Virtually unaltered since its construction, it shows many features of the "Monterey Colonial" style which resulted from the fusion of . . . — — Map (db m60397) HM
This intersection on the Old Stage Road between San Francisco and Los Angeles is the site of the second and last location of Natividad, a busy and important staging and business establishment before Salinas city was created. Originally in the . . . — — Map (db m63624) HM
This monument is dedicated to the 3,586 Monterey Bay Area residents of Japanese ancestry, most of whom were American citizens, temporarily confined in the Salinas Rodeo Grounds during World War II from April to July 1942. They were detained without . . . — — Map (db m70246) HM
On this site stood the first Salinas Library. Funds were raised through the efforts of the citizens of Salinas and a pledge from Andrew Carnegie.
Designed by Jacob Lenzen, the library opened Nov. 5. 1909, demolished in Aug. 1960. The above plaque . . . — — Map (db m63633) HM
Southern Pacific Caboose # 726 was built in 1916, in the Southern Pacific Oregon Brooklyn Yard. It was then retired in 1965 by the Southern Pacific Railroad Co. This caboose was donated to the City of Salinas by the Gheen Family in memory of Betty . . . — — Map (db m63638) HM
The first Filipino Infantry Regiment was activated July 13, 1942 at the Salinas California Rodeo Grounds. The Second Filipino Infantry Regiment was activated November 22, 1942 at Fort Ord. Personnel were Filipinos living in the United States then . . . — — Map (db m28040) HM
The train was important to Salinas and to agriculture.
Steinbeck's characters arrive and leave at the Salinas train station. Molly Morgan arrives at the train depot before taking the bus to the pastures of heaven in East of Eden, Adam's . . . — — Map (db m81792)
This beautiful Victorian was built by merchant J. J. Conner in 1897, and sold at the turn of the century to John Ernst and Olive Hamilton Steinbeck. On February 27,1902 John Steinbeck was born in what is now the reception room. He remained a . . . — — Map (db m25107) HM
This house was constructed in 1868 by Isaac J. Harvey, before the arrival of the railroad, before the town's founding when only twelve other structures stood. Salinas City grew and the Harvey family helped lay its foundation. With son Benton, Isaac . . . — — Map (db m118242) HM