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SN - Cowell

2011-8-9  COWELL PORTLAND CEMENT COMPANY. Ernest Cowell and his family were already owners of the very successful Henry Cowell Lime and Cement Company in Santa Cruz, but became interested in developing limestone other deposits near

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Curiosities: The Henry Cowell Lime Cement Company

2019-12-6  The Cowell company lost almost all of its possessions in San Francisco during the earthquake and fire of 1906, but Ernest used the opportunity to expand fully

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About Us Concord Historical Society

The Concord Historical Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. The Society was legally formed as a California non-profit corporation on February 24, 1971. Its Articles of Incorporation were filed with the California Secretary of State on March 30, 1971. ... Cowell (company town – portland cement) Naval Weapons Station – Concord ...

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Judge C. H. Hanford decides Cowell v. McMillin ...

2014-9-25  On June 20, 1909, United States District Court Judge C. H. Hanford issues his decree in Cowell v.McMillin, bringing to a close a three-year legal battle between two titans of the West Coast lime industry.In 1906, Ernest (E. V.) Cowell (1858-1913), the

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Baldwin Locomotive No. 3 Historical Marker

2014-5-24  First used to haul rock for the Cowell Portland Cement Company in Concord, CA. Brought to the City of Poway by Colonel Porter in 1966. Purchased by the City in 1988 and restored by the Poway-Midland Volunteers from 1991-1994. Erected by City of Poway. (Marker Number 8.) Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads ...

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History Poway-Midland Railroad

The locomotive was ordered by the Henry Cowell Lime and Cement Company for its subsidiary, the Cowell Portland Cement Company Railroad. Cowell ordered two identical engines to serve as numbers 3 and 4 on his small narrow-gauge line. Both were

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Such A Lonely Place For This Little Locomotive To End Her ...

Built by Baldwin in 1907, this little 42" gauge 0-4-0T worked her whole life for the Cowell Portland Cement Company in Cowell, California. This narrow gauge line was 3 miles long from the crushing mills at Cowell to the quarry. Despite receiving a replacement boiler from Baldw

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Historic Concord smokestack gets torn down ABC7 San ...

2009-6-16  It's actually been out of use since 1946 when the Cowell Portland cement company shut down. The smokestack's job at the time was to contain dust created in the process of making cement.

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Fugitive Facts SCPL Local History

Cowell Ghost. On May 14, 1903, Sarah Agnes Cowell, the youngest daughter of Henry Cowell, was killed in a buggy accident at the Cowell Ranch. Sarah and the ranch housekeeper were riding in the family buggy along the upper kiln road on the Cowell ranch (now the. Date: 1903-05

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SN - Cowell

2011-8-9  COWELL PORTLAND CEMENT COMPANY. Ernest Cowell and his family were already owners of the very successful Henry Cowell Lime and Cement Company in Santa Cruz, but became interested in developing limestone other deposits near Concord. In 1906 the Cowells incorporated the Cowell Portland Cement Company to work deposits at the foot of Mount Diablo.

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Curiosities: The Henry Cowell Lime Cement Company

2019-12-6  The Cowell company lost almost all of its possessions in San Francisco during the earthquake and fire of 1906, but Ernest used the opportunity to expand fully into the Portland cement industry, building a new plant near Mt. Diablo in 1908 that

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History - Walnut Country

2016-11-18  The Cowell Smokestack was removed on June 15, 2009. The Smokestack was built as part of the Cowell Cement plant in 1936 to replace eight smaller stacks; this smokestack reached 235 feet. The Smokestack was actually a cement stack designed

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Historic Concord smokestack gets torn down ABC7 San ...

2009-6-16  It's actually been out of use since 1946 when the Cowell Portland cement company shut down. The smokestack's job at the time was to contain dust created in the process of making cement.

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Cultural History - CA State Parks

This forced the lime companies to buy expensive imported oil for fuel. Henry Cowell's death in 1903 put the burden of business on his sons Ernest and Harry. In 1906 the Santa Cruz Portland Cement Company opened a plant in Davenport, and cement began to replaced lime with its superior building capabilities.

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VIEWPOINTS: RON MULLIN Reminder of the past

2009-6-16  Hopefully, the memorial planned for the remaining 2-foot base of the Cowell Portland Cement Plant’s stack will be more permanent. Ron Mullin

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Bulletin Board East Bay Hills Project

2021-11-27  Steve Lane will present “Bay Point and Clayton Railroad Co. and Cowell Portland Cement Co. Railroad - Rolling Through the Clayton Valley - A Look Back 110 Years After Incorporation” at the Clayton Historical Society Museum, 6101 Main Street, Clayton, CA.

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history of raw mill from ancient to modern of cement

Cement History Throughout history , In the modern society, cement is one of the most , during the manufacture of the cement The raw mill stays of the process .... History of Cement CEMEX UK. Know More. ... A History of the Cowell Portland Cement Company Railway. Know More.

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Bonny Doon Community Website, California

2017-3-24  Henry Cowell Lime Cement Company: Did historical documentation of Cowell Ranch (now UCSC campus) limekilns, cooperage, quarries, and tramways. Assisted in application for Federal Historic Register status with UCSC / SHPO. Did historical documentation of Rincon (now in Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park) field pot kilns and continuous patent kilns.

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Fugitive Facts SCPL Local History

Cowell Ghost. On May 14, 1903, Sarah Agnes Cowell, the youngest daughter of Henry Cowell, was killed in a buggy accident at the Cowell Ranch. Sarah and the ranch housekeeper were riding in the family buggy along the upper kiln road on the Cowell ranch (now the. Date: 1903-05

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Martinez Historical Society still processing the papers of ...

2008-11-20  Martinez Historical Society still processing the papers of long-time sheriff Richard R. Veale ... secretary-manager of the Cowell Portland Cement Co. ...

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Ch. 2: Envisioning A New Campus of the University of ...

Cowell Ranch Records MS 80. This collection contains various record books, ledgers, cash books, tax records and artifacts from the Cowell properties and businesses, Henry Cowell Lime Cement Company and Cowell Portland Cement Company. Digital Exhibits “An Uncommon Place.”

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COWELL LIME WORKS HISTORIC DISTRICT

COWELL LIME WORKS HISTORIC DISTRICT NPS Number: 07001220 Description: The Cowell Lime Works Historic District consists of a concentration of industrial and ranch-related buildings, structures, and objects constructed of wood and limestone masonry that are scattered over an area of about 30 acres just inside the University of California, Santa Cruz main campus entrance.

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The Fargo forum and daily republican. [volume] (Fargo,

2021-11-5  Portland Cement company of Belling ham and Seattle R. P. Butcliart and Clark Moore, president and sales man ager of the Oregon Portland Cement company of Oswego and Portland S. H. Powell, president, and \V. H. Grotge, secretary, of thp Cowell Port land Cement company of Cowell and.San Francisco F. G. Drum, R. B. Henderson and Frank W. E. Erlin,

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history of raw mill from ancient to modern of cement

Cement History Throughout history , In the modern society, cement is one of the most , during the manufacture of the cement The raw mill stays of the process .... History of Cement CEMEX UK. Know More. ... A History of the Cowell Portland Cement Company Railway. Know More.

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Bulletin Board East Bay Hills Project

2021-11-27  Steve Lane will present “Bay Point and Clayton Railroad Co. and Cowell Portland Cement Co. Railroad - Rolling Through the Clayton Valley - A Look Back 110 Years After Incorporation” at the Clayton Historical Society Museum, 6101 Main Street, Clayton, CA.

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VIEWPOINTS: RON MULLIN Reminder of the past

2009-6-16  Hopefully, the memorial planned for the remaining 2-foot base of the Cowell Portland Cement Plant’s stack will be more permanent. Ron Mullin

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Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Tour museum, raise

2016-8-9  The exhibition “Bay Point and Clayton Railroad Co. and Cowell Portland Cement Railroad, Rolling Through the Clayton Valley,” opens at 2 p.m. Sunday,

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Bonny Doon Community Website, California

2017-3-24  Henry Cowell Lime Cement Company: Did historical documentation of Cowell Ranch (now UCSC campus) limekilns, cooperage, quarries, and tramways. Assisted in application for Federal Historic Register status with UCSC / SHPO. Did historical documentation of Rincon (now in Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park) field pot kilns and continuous patent kilns.

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Fremont Older Pescadero Memories

2008-11-11  I want to share these Henry Cowell clips. Besides the cement business at Davenport, Mr. Cowell also owned land in Princeton-by-the-Sea. Surely, he had a big stake in the Ocean Shore Railroad, planning to ship his concrete from Davenport to

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