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Davis in Yolo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

SP Depot

 
 
SP Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 25, 2012
1. SP Depot Marker
Inscription.  Five years after the University Farm opened in 1908, this Mission Revival station was built by Southern Pacific to replace the original Davisville depot, which had served passengers since 1868. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

2nd & H Streets


 
Location. 38° 32.611′ N, 121° 44.263′ W. Marker is in Davis, California, in Yolo County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of 2nd Street and H Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 840 2nd Street, Davis CA 95616, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Train Arrives in Davisville (a few steps from this marker); After a Fire, the City of Davis is Created (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Remembering the Terminal Hotel Building (about 300 feet away); Site of the First Yolo County Public Library Branch (about 700 feet away); Historic City Hall (about 700 feet away); Varsity Theatre (about 800 feet away); Dresbach-Hunt-Boyer Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Davis Subway (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Davis.
 
Also see . . .  Davis, CA (DAV) (greatamericanstations.com). (Submitted on January 24, 2020.)
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars

 
SP Depot Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, November 25, 2012
2. SP Depot Marker - wide view
The marker is set among some shrubs in a planter just to the left of the east side station entrance.
SP Depot - south and east sides image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, January 18, 2020
3. SP Depot - south and east sides
<i>Southern Pacific Depot at Davis, Calif</i> image. Click for full size.
Jervie Henry Eastman (courtesy of UC Davis Library), circa 1944
4. Southern Pacific Depot at Davis, Calif
Showing the west and north sides of the depot.
<i>Changing cars at Davis, Cal.</i> image. Click for full size.
postcard image courtesy of the California State Railroad Museum, circa 1911
5. Changing cars at Davis, Cal.
This postcard shows the older depot that was replaced by the newer one that is the subject of this marker.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 24, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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