Tulia in Swisher County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
A. J. Bivens donated land for a frame depot built north of the present site. After this depot burned in 1915, a new facility was built in 1916-17, combining a passenger station, express office and freight house. This single-story brick and stucco building exhibits mission revival style architecture typical of Santa Fe depots, including a deep overhanging ceramic tile roof, prominent brackets, and projecting bays with peaked parapets and the Santa Fe logo. A narrow passageway divided gentlemenís and ladiesí waiting rooms, with
Marker is property of the State of Texas
Erected 2010 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 16606.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway marker series.
Location. 34° 32.231′ N, 101° 46.655′ W. Marker is in Tulia, Texas, in Swisher County. Marker is on West Broadway west of Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tulia TX 79088, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Methodist Church of Tulia (approx. 0.6 miles away); JA Ranch Cabin (approx. 0.7 miles away); Flynt Building Ozark Trails Association (approx. 0.8 miles away); Swisher County (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Swisher County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rose Hill Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); United Methodist Church of Kress (approx. 11.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tulia.
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