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Three panels are located on the Harford Pier outline the history of Port San Luis.
Port San Luis - A Gateway Through Time Geology
Bays are formed over thousands of years by erosion. Less resistant rock is weathered away by waves over t…
Here in 1977
John Harford Wharf & Horse drawn/gravity railroad 1873
Pacific Coast Steamship Company organized 1876
Pacific Coast Railway ( PCRR, SLO & SMVRR) 1882
Vision & enterprise of the narrow gauge railroad expanded trade & settlement on the Califo…
In 1873 Entrepreneur John Harford built a wharf at the westerly end of San Luis Bay to accommodate growing cargo shipping and passenger travel on the Central Coast. The Port Harford pier extended 2,000 feet into the bay and provided horse-drawn ra…
Cal Poly's Pier has undergone change throughout its history, shifting purpose from industrial use to a center for marine research & education. For thousands of years the Chumash Native Americans made their home on the Central Coast, including the…
The historic Southern Pacific Water Tower is located directly across the tracks from where you are standing. It looks much as it did when built in 1940 at a cost of $2,130. The Water Tower is located in it original position, across from the City's…
Creek rises up in Cuesta Canyon and is joined by a creek from Reservoir Canyon. It meanders through the city until its (sic) covered by business buildings. It reappears at Mission Plaza. It was the first source of water for the mission. It flows i…
and his command of 430 men of the Navy Battalion of Mounted Riflemen encamped near this site December 14-15 1846, on their march, which ended the Mexican regime in California.
Erected 1930 by San Luis Obispo School Children, Native Daughters an…
First founded by Spanish missionary Father Junipero Serra on September 1, 1772, this dusty mission town of San Luis Obispo was incorporated as general law city on February 19, 1856.
Today, the City of San Luis Obispo serves as the commercial, …
This imposing building is an excellent example of California Mexican Era architecture. Using Indian labor, Petronilo Rios built the two-story Adobe about 1846 as his residence and headquarters for sheep and cattle operations. Named "Caledonia" in …