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

Santa Fe Depot

 
 
Santa Fe Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret), May 25, 2018
1. Santa Fe Depot Marker
Inscription.  
Santa Fe Depot 1915
In tribute to the
Atcheson, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad
Pioneers of The Western Movement
Placed by
Dist. XIV California State Society
Daughters of the American Revolution
November 16, 1985

 
Erected 1985.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 32° 42.98′ N, 117° 10.174′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Kettner Boulevard and West Broadway. Marker is at the West Broadway end of the depot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1050 Kettner Boulevard, San Diego CA 92101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lane Field Ballpark Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); United States Aircraft Carrier Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); San Diego Barracks (approx. 0.3 miles away); USS San Diego Memorial
Santa Fe Depot<br> View from Pacific Highway side image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret), May 25, 2018
2. Santa Fe Depot
View from Pacific Highway side
(approx. 0.3 miles away); “Star of India” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tuna Fleet Service, World War II (1941-1945) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clifton A. F. Sprague, Vice Admiral, USN (approx. 0.4 miles away); La Punta De Los Muertos (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
Additional keywords. Train station, Spreckels, transportation
 
Inside the Santa Fe Depot image. Click for full size.
By Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret), May 25, 2018
3. Inside the Santa Fe Depot
Mosaic along each interior stanchion inside the Santa Fe Depot image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Gallant Jamison, May 25, 2018
4. Mosaic along each interior stanchion inside the Santa Fe Depot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California.   4. submitted on May 29, 2018, by Jamie Gallant Jamison of Coronado, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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