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Oakdale in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Oakdale Railroad Depot

 
 
Oakdale Railroad Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2012
1. Oakdale Railroad Depot Marker
Inscription. Original depot, brought from Peters, California in 1871 was place several feet south and east of present location. It was destroyed by fire. The new depot was built on its current site, adjacent to F Street between railroad tracks and East

The community of Oakdale was surveyed and laid out as a grid of streets centered on the first railroad depot. By 1904, Oakdale had become a point of convergence for five railroads.

Dedicated as a point of historical interest by Oakdale Parlor No. 125, Native Daughters of the Golden West on the their 90th anniversary April 17, 1901 – May 6, 1991
 
Erected 1991 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Oakdale Parlor No. 125.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 37° 46.007′ N, 120° 50.78′ W. Marker is in Oakdale, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker can be reached from East F Street (State Highway 108/120) east of North Yosemite Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 355 East F Street, Oakdale CA 95361, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Oakdale Railroad Depot and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2012
2. Oakdale Railroad Depot and Marker
. Langworth (approx. 3 miles away); Riverbank Historical Museum (approx. 5.4 miles away); Empire City (approx. 9.3 miles away); a different marker also named Empire City (approx. 9.5 miles away); Rancheria del Rio Estanislao (approx. 9.9 miles away); Knights Ferry Hook & Ladder (approx. 10.2 miles away); Knight's Ferry (approx. 10.2 miles away); Miller's Saloon (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Oakdale Railroad Depot. The Oakdale Cowboy Museum is housed in the old depot.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Oakdale Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2012
3. Oakdale Railroad Depot
Oakdale Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2012
4. Oakdale Railroad Depot
Cowboy Statue in Front of the Oakdale Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 22, 2012
5. Cowboy Statue in Front of the Oakdale Railroad Depot
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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