1920-1989Three industrial buildings were located at 1980 Lake Street and were operated by Samuel R. Bowen and his partner, Sisti Siracusa, as the S.R. Bowen Company and the Bowen Fishing Tool Company. The S.R. Bowen Company was founded in 1920 and was credited with numerous developments of tools used in oil production in Southern California and worldwide. Some noteworthy tools produced included the Bowen L&L Spear (used to retrieve pipe from oil wells). The S.R. Bowen Company remained in Huntington Beach until the mid 1950's when they moved to Santa Fe Springs, CA.
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|Placed By||The Huntington Beach Company|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 10:22pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 407502 N 3726932|
|Decimal Degrees||33.67828333, -117.99785000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 40.697', W 117° 59.871'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 40' 41.82" N, 117° 59' 52.26" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||714, 760, 949, 562|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 600-648 Yorktown Ave, Huntington Beach CA 92648, US|
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