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[*] posted on 12-30-2020 at 11:24 AM


Oh yeah, 26 years strong and our son is now 14. We miss being down there full time. Your maps and posts like this will make our trip down much easier and more enjoyable. Thanks!

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[*] posted on 1-21-2021 at 08:14 PM
L.A. Bay to San Francisquito Road


Thanks to geoffff plus some input by Walter Price, we now have kilometer markers for points along the graded road south of L.A. Bay:

South from Bahía de los Angeles (thanks to 'geoffff'):

KM 0 is 1/2 kilometer south of the pavement end (Xitlali Market)
KM 6 Camp Gecko road east
KM 7 Road east to other side of bay
KM 15 Las Flores site, to the west
KM 19 Poor Road ahead to terminal platform, end of railroad. Main road curves left.
KM 34.5 Old road south
KM 41 Road north to Bahía Las Animas
KM 68 Beach access
KM 71.5 Bahía San Rafael, camp road.
KM 89 Old road north
KM 95.5 Steep Grade
KM 107.5+ Left Turn at crossroad
KM 110 Junction with El Arco/ San Francisquito road







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[*] posted on 1-22-2021 at 07:57 AM


Very cool
From my track from LAB to San Fran..
Geoffff, can you add the Km for Green Door turn SW from the graded road?
28 40.773, -113 25.56
And the S junction for Green Door at the graded road
28 26.0546, -113 10.4347
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[*] posted on 1-22-2021 at 08:37 AM


Quote: Originally posted by PaulW  
Very cool
From my track from LAB to San Fran..
Geoffff, can you add the Km for Green Door turn SW from the graded road?
28 40.773, -113 25.56
And the S junction for Green Door at the graded road
28 26.0546, -113 10.4347


It is in the list above:

Old Road south (KM 34.5 Old road south)
and Old Road north (KM 89 Old road north).

The green door has not been there for many years.



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Paulina & Dern, about 20 years ago, at the green door.




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[*] posted on 3-27-2021 at 09:41 AM


Hwy. 5 list edited to show changes and the new Coco's Corner location.



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[*] posted on 3-27-2021 at 10:16 AM


Much discussed k179.5
Now we need Coco's new address
Coordinates = ?
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[*] posted on 3-27-2021 at 11:43 AM


Quote: Originally posted by PaulW  
Much discussed k179.5
Now we need Coco's new address
Coordinates = ?


That is the new address. It is where the ranch of Las Arrastras was and a highway construction camp.




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[*] posted on 3-27-2021 at 05:24 PM


Thanks, David. This could be useful.
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[*] posted on 4-19-2021 at 03:44 PM
Just south of the Las Arrastras mill:


Coco's new corner is seen beyond the mill in this photo looking north:


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South end of the bridge over the arroyo of Las Arrastras. Arroyo was originally called San Francisquito, after the water source just north of here, on the El Camino Real.




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[*] posted on 5-2-2021 at 02:18 PM


Stopped and talked to Coco a couple days ago. Was windy and a little chilly there on the hill and he seemed cold and a little tired. Shared some snacks that I had, bought some stickers and conversed for 30 min or so then let him be. Seems like he's doing good but still lots to do at the new place.
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[*] posted on 7-11-2021 at 11:56 AM


Quote: Originally posted by sredish  
Stopped and talked to Coco a couple days ago. Was windy and a little chilly there on the hill and he seemed cold and a little tired. Shared some snacks that I had, bought some stickers and conversed for 30 min or so then let him be. Seems like he's doing good but still lots to do at the new place.


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