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San Dimas in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Santa Fe Depot

San Dimas

 
 
Santa Fe Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, December 24, 2018
1. Santa Fe Depot Marker
Inscription.  In May, 1887 in San Dimas the Santa Fe Railroad completed its transcontinental line.
Centennial commemoration October 17, 1987.
 
Erected 1987 by San Dimas Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1887.
 
Location. 34° 6.378′ N, 117° 48.577′ W. Marker is in San Dimas, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Bonita Avenue and Monte Vista Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 West Bonita Avenue, San Dimas CA 91773, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Johnstone Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sipple Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Foresman & Hoke Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of San Dimas (within shouting distance of this marker); The Busy Bee Café (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Walterscheid Building (about 300 feet away); The Bank of San Dimas
Santa Fe Depot and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, December 24, 2018
2. Santa Fe Depot and Marker
The marker is to the right of the door.
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(about 400 feet away); San Dimas Grain Company (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Dimas.
 
Regarding Santa Fe Depot. The Depot is home to the Pacific Railroad Society Museum, open Mondays 12-5, Wednesdays 12-5, & Saturdays 10-4. Admission is free.
 
Also see . . .  Pacific Railroad Society Museum. (Submitted on December 30, 2018.)
 
Nearby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, December 24, 2018
3. Nearby Marker
Drinking Fountain & Horse Trough, 1913
Drinking Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, December 24, 2018
4. Drinking Fountain
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on December 30, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 28, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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