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Salinas, Monterey, California, USA

"Salinas, så-lee'nās, a post-town, capital of Monterey co., Cal., in Alisal township, on the Salinas River, and on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 118 miles S.S.E. of San Francisco, and about 18 miles E. of Monterey. It has a bank, 2 newspaper offices, 6 churches, and several factories. Pop. in 1880, 1854; in 1890, 2339."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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  • 1874 - Salinas, California incorporated

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  • News 1883 - EMPIRE MILL BURNED.
    SALINAS CITY, AUGUST 2d.--At two o'clock this morning the watchman discovered the Empire Mill in Flames. The fire had made such headway that it has im...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Salinas, a banking city, capital of Monterey co., Cal., on the Salinas River and on the Southern Pacific R., 18 miles E. of Monterey. It is the centre...Read MORE...


  • Salinas, California, USA
    The Spreckels Sugar Beet Refinery, Near Salinas, Cal

    "Claus Spreckels’ first introduction to the San Joaquin Valley was as a railroad builder. He built the San Francisco & San Joaquin Railroad, which ran from Fresno to Stockton on what is now the ... Read MORE...

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    Salinas Cal Coast Line
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    R Auto Court
  • 1953 - September 11 - KSBW TV channel 8 in Salinas-Monterey, CA (NBC) begins broadcasting

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