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OLDEST - Passenger depot still in use in California - Santa Clara, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 21.188 W 121° 56.191
10S E 594186 N 4134577
Quick Description: The Santa Clara Caltrain depot is the oldest passenger depot still in use in California.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/23/2009 11:29:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM7GKX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 2

Long Description:
"The Santa Clara depot, built in 1864, was an orginal waystation on the San Francisco and San Jose Railroad Line. Initially built on the east side of the tracks, the depot was movied in 1877 to it's present location so it could be on the same side of the tracks as the city and university.

It is the oldest passenger depot still in use in California. The structure was placed on the National Register of Historic Places, February 28, 1985."
Type of documentation of superlative status: Plaque

Location of coordinates: By Plaque

Web Site: Not listed

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