The “Bean Cleaning Tower” at Pacific Coast Railway’s warehouse that stood in San Luis Obispo from the 1914 until 1989.
The “Bean Cleaning Tower” at Pacific Coast Railway’s warehouse that stood in San Luis Obispo from the 1914 until 1989. Courtesy photo
The “Bean Cleaning Tower” at Pacific Coast Railway’s warehouse that stood in San Luis Obispo from the 1914 until 1989. Courtesy photo

The Central Coast pulls through in bad times. During WWI, navy beans did the trick

September 23, 2017 5:54 PM

About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.