STAGE LINES

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Mr. Sumner — The Bakersfield Daily Californian reported in April of 1896 that Mr. Sumner, formerly of Tulare, would be running a stage, every other day, direct between Mojave and Randsburg. A report of a drunken stage driver in the Visalia Morning Daily Delta, cannot be directly attributed to this stage line. However, it seems that the Visalia contingency in … More >


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AUTO STAGES

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Owens & Niehaus — In November of 1913 Owens & Niehaus were advertising in the Randsburg Miner that they were in the Auto-Stage business and had a five-passenger automobile for hire. W. J. Johnson –Livery and Auto Service A William J. Johnson was listed in 1920 Great register of voters as a Teamster in Randsburg.  19  Randsburg and Mojave Auto … More >


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FREIGHTERS

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George Washington Lloyd — Randsburg Transfer & Freighting Co. George Lloyd, a 35-year-old native of Illinois, came to Randsburg in the latter part of 1896. He was an enterprising man and soon started a feed yard and dealt extensively in hay and grain. In later years he also carried oil, coal, and fuel. In addition to his hay and grain business … More >


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FREIGHT AGENTS

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Emerson Strong — Randsburg Lumber Co. Mr. Strong was listed in the Randsburg Miner in December of 1896 as a freight agent with offices at the Randsburg Lumber Co.  It does not state what freight company he was an agent for. Wells Fargo & Co. Express– Although Wells Fargo & Co. talked of establishing an office in Randsburg as early … More >


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FREIGHTERS, TEAMSTERS, LIVERYMEN & STAGES

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Mr. Sumner – The Bakersfield Daily Californian reported in April of 1896 that Mr. Sumner, formerly of Tulare, would be running a stage, every other day, direct between Mojave and Randsburg. A report of a drunken stage driver in the Visalia Morning Daily Delta cannot be directly attributed to this stage line. However, it seems that the Visalia contingency in Randsburg were … More >


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