Oildale, A 100 Years Ago

Oildale, A 100 Years Ago (HM17XP)

Location: Bakersfield, CA 93301 Kern County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 24.277', W 119° 1.239'

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This mural depicts Oildale around 1899, from the bridge to the surrounding oil derricks on the hills.

Oildale was called "Waits" during the oil boom.

To your right is Waits Train Station, on Norris Rd.

Several business sprang up, and eventually a church and subdivisions filled this active oil area.
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HM NumberHM17XP
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Year Placed2011
Placed ByCitizens For A New Oildale & Chevron
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 6:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 316511 N 3919789
Decimal Degrees35.40461667, -119.02065000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 24.277', W 119° 1.239'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 24' 16.62" N, 119° 1' 14.34" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)805, 661, 310
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 103 Chester Ave, Bakersfield CA 93301, US
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