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     1. The nation's first three-phase alternating current power plant was built in 1893 on Mill Creek.  
     2. A young Lyndon B. Johnson ran an elevator in downtown San Bernardino.  
     3. The 14th longest river in California, the Amargosa, begins in San Bernardino County.  
     4. San Bernardino City was started in 1851 by Mormons as part of a plan for a series of outposts to the sea.  
     5. The town of Amboy is adjacent to the now deserted town of Amgirl, both named after the children of an illiterate miner.  
     6. Silver sparked a mining boom in Red Mountain while tungsten brightened the fortunes of Randsburg.  
     7. the City of San Bernardino is the only municipality in the nation with at statue honoring Dr. Martin  
     8. San Gorgonio Mountain is the tallest mountain in California.  
     9. The U.S.'s most modern railroad switching yard is in Colton.  
     10. The San Andreas fault created the Cajon Pass between the San Gabriel and San Bernardino Mountains.  
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