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Simi Valley in Ventura County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Santa Susana Railroad Depot

Centennial Celebration 1903-2003

 
 
Santa Susana Railroad Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 12, 2018
1. Santa Susana Railroad Depot Marker
Inscription.  Built by the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1903 at Los Angeles Avenue and Tapo Street. Moved to its present site in 1975. Designated by the Ventura County Heritage Board in 1976 as County Historical Landmark 29.
 
Erected 2003 by Rancho Simi Recreation & Parks. (Marker Number 29.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the California, Ventura County Historical Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 34° 15.645′ N, 118° 39.685′ W. Marker is in Simi Valley, California, in Ventura County. Marker is at the intersection of Katherine Road and Kuehner Drive, on the right when traveling west on Katherine Road. Open Sat-Sun 1-4. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6503 Katherine Road, Simi Valley CA 93063, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Corriganville (approx. half a mile away); Old Santa Susana Stage Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); Rocketdyne Santa Susana Field Laboratory (approx. 1.9 miles
Marker and Depot image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 12, 2018
2. Marker and Depot
Marker is on the block wall to the left.
away); In Memory of Those Who Perished (approx. 2 miles away); Minnie Hill Palmer House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Stagecoach Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away); Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village (approx. 2.8 miles away); Olive Trees (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Simi Valley.
 
Regarding Santa Susana Railroad Depot. This depot is a common design that was used in small towns across the southwest, and it represents many historic railroad depots that no longer exist.
Visitors can view a model railroad inside the depot, and a small historical museum.
 
Additional keywords. Museum
 
Santa Susana Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 12, 2018
3. Santa Susana Railroad Depot
Train passing the Depot image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 12, 2018
4. Train passing the Depot
Sign near the street image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 12, 2018
5. Sign near the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 21, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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