California Historical Landmarks in San Joaquin County

California Historical Landmark 740
Corral Hollow Road
Carnegie Recreation Area

California Historical Landmark #740: Carnegie
Carnegie State Vehicular Recreation Area
15 June 2006
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A city of 3500 population, from 1895-1912, and the site of the Carnegie Brick and Pottery Company, served by the Alameda and San Joaquin Railroad. The plant had 45 kilns and 13 tall smokestacks, and the town had a post office, company store, hotels, saloons, bandstand, and hundreds of homes. Coal was used from the famous Tesla coal mine, 4 miles to the west.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 740

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Tracy District Chamber of Commerce, July 1, 1961.

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