Simi Valley in Ventura County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Santa Susana Railroad Depot
Centennial Celebration 1903-2003
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 Southern Pacific Railroad, and the Ventura County Historical Landmarks series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
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 walking distance of this marker. Silvertown (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Silvertown (approx. half a mile away); Vendetta Village (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also Vendetta Village (approx. half a mile away); Fort Apache (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Fort Apache (approx. 0.6 miles away); Railroad Tunnel Mound (approx. 0.6 miles away); Trail Blazers Cave (approx. 0.7 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.
Also see . . . List of Ventura County Historical Landmarks. (Submitted on October 9, 2021.)
Additional keywords. Museum
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 244 times since then and 75 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.