Local Register of Historic Resources

H.P. #107
Porteous HomePorteous Home (1911)

1095 N. Van Ness Avenue

This home was built for James Porteous, best known as the inventor of the "Fresno Scraper." This revolutionary implement, used for constructing canals and ditches in sandy soil, was manufactured by Fresno Agricultural Works, known today as Fresno Ag Hardware.

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