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San Carlos in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

San Carlos Depot

 
 
San Carlos Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 28, 2011
1. San Carlos Depot Marker
Inscription.
Erected 1888
Deeded as use as a railroad depot
by John W. Brittan
Site of the first San Carlos Telegraph
Post Office and Library
An Historical Site
Dedicated 1976

 
Erected 1976 by San Carlos Villagers Historical Assn. and the City of San Carlos.
 
Location. 37° 30.442′ N, 122° 15.609′ W. Marker is in San Carlos, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is at the intersection of El Camino Real (State Highway 82) and San Carlos Avenue, on the right when traveling north on El Camino Real. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 599 El Camino Real, San Carlos CA 94070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. San Carlos Station (a few steps from this marker); Thaddeus Kerns (approx. half a mile away); Pan American Airways "Philippine Clipper" Martin (M-130) NC-14715 (approx. half a mile away); City of San Carlos Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Ralston Hall (approx. 1.6 miles away); S.M. Mezes (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sequoia Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Carrington Hall (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Carlos.
 
More about this marker.
San Carlos Depot Marker and El Camino Real Bell image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 28, 2011
2. San Carlos Depot Marker and El Camino Real Bell
Bells have been placed along the original El Camino Real trail which linked the California Spanish Missions from San Diego to Sonoma.
Marker is mounted on a base located at the entrance to the San Carlos Caltrain Station.
 
Regarding San Carlos Depot. See "Nearby Marker" San Carlos Station for additional information and views of the depot building.
 
Categories. CommunicationsRailroads & Streetcars
 
San Carlos Depot and Current Elevated CalTrain Tracks image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 28, 2011
3. San Carlos Depot and Current Elevated CalTrain Tracks
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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