James Dean Crash Site

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Cholame, Morro Bay, CA, USA

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Feb 18, 2006
September 30, 1955 at the intersection on Hwy 41 and Hwy 46 just east of Cholame James Dean died in an automobile accident on his way to a race. Cholame is about 75 miles west of Visalia, and 25 miles east of Paso Robles, in an area of California where the low rolling foothills flatten out as you near the coastline. The memorial is erected about a mile west of the actual site of the accident in the parking lot of a café. Dean had been an up and coming movie star making a name for himself in only three movies. To this day people stop and take pictures, or lay flowers at the memorial.
It was a car just like this one th…
A shot of the memorial
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