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Willcox in Cochise County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 1880

 
 
The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 1880 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
1. The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 1880 Marker
Inscription. This is the only remaining original redwood frame Southern Pacific R.R. Station in Arizona. It is also the only known, original, on site, passenger depot still extant on the Southern – Trans – Continental Railroad route, between Los Angeles and Chicago.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Southern Pacific Railroad marker series.
 
Location. 32° 15.083′ N, 109° 49.895′ W. Marker is in Willcox, Arizona, in Cochise County. Marker is on South Railroad Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 South Railroad Avenue, Willcox AZ 85643, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Headquarters Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroad Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Palace Saloon and Pool Hall, 1905 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Willcox Commercial Hotel, 1916 (about 300 feet away); The Toggery, 1925 (about 300 feet away); Rex Allen Memorial (about 500 feet away); The Schwertner House, 1880 (about 800 feet away); The Willcox Women's Community Center (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Willcox.
 
Regarding The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 1880.
The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 1880 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, February 25, 2010
2. The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot, 1880 Marker
The restored 1880 Southern Pacific Depot now serves as City Hall for Willcox and the Southern Pacific Railroad Depot Museum.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsRailroads & Streetcars
 
The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 3, 2010
3. The Southern Pacific Railroad Depot
 
 
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