Remaining California railroad depots

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Statementcompiled by Larry Jennings, Henry Bender, and Bill Farmer.
SeriesRailroad station monograph ;, no. 17
ContributionsBender, Henry E., 1937-, Farmer, Bill.
LC ClassificationsTF302.C2 J46 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination25 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1964974M
LC Control Number90198392

RAILROAD AVE. PITTSBURG, CA TEL Welcome to Railroad Book Depot © Railroad Book Depot for the Pittsburg Arts & Community Foundation Railroad Avenue, Pittsburg, CA Railroads have been a part of Orange County for over years.

The great names of American railroading--Atchison, Topeka, and Santa Fe; Southern Pacific; and Union Pacific--were firmly planted here by the early s and linked with the largest interurban rail system in the United States, the famed Pacific Electric Railway.

Thousands of people passed through Orange County's depots during the. Books. Learn more about Railroad History with this selection of books available in the Museum Store.

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Roadswitchers and the Remaining F-Units Southern Pacific's Sacramento Shops. California State Railroad Museum Foundation makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties.

Railroad Depots - A Southern Pacific Collection Awarded the national Leicester B. Holland Prize for by the National Park Service and Library of Congress, professional draftsman and apprenticing architect Jean-Guy Dubé has researched and written about Southern Pacific depots since This5/5(21).

Surviving California Railroad Stations Alturas: Originally built by the Nevada California Oregon Railroad, the railroad's former office building also still stands. Also, the former Southern Pacific freight depot here still stands.

Agnew: Originally built by the South Pacific Coast Railroad, home of the California Central Model Railroad Size: 56KB. California Railroad Guide Posted by DMB on Thursday, Febru AM A page comprehensive and informative guide to railroading in California.

Available as a printed book, a PDF on DVD or a direct PDF download. Remaining California railroad depots book The website has sample pages. California State Railroad Museum Foundation does not, however, make any commitment to update the materials.

Links. California State Railroad Museum Foundation has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its Internet web site and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. This site contains maps of the 48 contiguous U.S. states, with over 9, markers indicating the locations of historic railroad depots.

If you're taking a trip by car check these maps first - you'll be able to determine what depots are located along your route. Golden West Books, San Marino, CA. ISBN Foster, George H. and Peter C.

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Weiglin (). The Harvey House Cookbook: Memories of Dining along the Santa Fe Railroad. Longstreet Press, Atlanta, GA.

ISBN Gustafson, Lee and Phil Serpico (). Santa Fe Coast Lines Depots: Los Angeles Division. Omni Publications, Palmdale.

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According to Hans and April Halberstadt's book, "The American Train Depot And Roundhouse," the style was named for the French School of Design, once known as the Nationale Ecole des Beaux Arts (National School Of Fine Art).

Train stations built in the Beaux Arts style featured enormous arches, colonnades, domes, and columns to draw attention. WILLIAMS DEPOT. Grand Canyon Railway departs each day from the historic Williams Depot, located at the south end of the rail line.

Built in by the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, the depot was an oasis for travelers heading to and from California along the main line running from Los Angeles to.

The book concludes with a great review of the major railroad museums of California. It is great to see how some of favorites such as the Orange Empire and the State Museum in Sacramento have grown since I last saw them 20 years ago.

As the author mentions, entire books have been written about the topics covered briefly in this s: 7. A depot is a structure at a station which has an office run by a railroad agent. First a depot, the agent at the North Hollywood location was removed shortly.

freight depot; now Gretna Welcome Center, 4th St. Gretna: T&P passenger depot; now Louisiana Railroad Museum, 3rd St. Jennings: former ML&T freight depot (still has some detail in the eaves). Now part a feed store at N Mcfarlain St. It is the smaller building north of the main building and is covered in corrugated steel.

Lafayette. In the track from Napa to St. Helena was sold to the new Napa Valley Railroad for operation of the Napa Valley Wine Train. The Calistoga Depot is preserved as a State Historical Landmark and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, a plaque indicates it is the second oldest remaining railroad depot in California.

Active and abandoned railroads in the Golden State. Some lines are not shown - most freight spurs, temporary logging spurs, urban street car lines, and modern transit of any sort. See http. The California Southern Railroad was a subsidiary railroad of the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (Santa Fe) in Southern was organized Jand chartered on Octoto build a rail connection between what has become the city of Barstow and San Diego, California.

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CHANGHUA, TAIWAN - The. This book describes those depots. The story of depots in SP’s far-flung territory is an interesting one: when they were built, what they looked like, and when they were destroyed or were saved. Particularly for smaller communities, the depot was once an integral part of local life, so the life stories of these depots are an integral part of Missing: California railroad.

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Laws Railroad Museum and Historic Site, near Bishop, California, houses all that remains of this bustling town. This view of the Laws Depot shows one of few original buildings remaining on the grounds, donated by the Southern Pacific Railroad.Get a train to LA or another West Coast destination with one of the Amtrak California routes.

Stay green and book your trip now.Later depots, beginning with the Southern Pacific's Arcade Station, would be located to the south. Inthe Arcade Station opened at Fourth and Alameda. Built on the former site of William Wolfskill's pioneering orange groves, the depot was flanked by gardens and landscaping meant to showcase Southern California's salubrious climate.