Post in Garza County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
Post Santa Fe Depot
After founding post city in 1907, Cereal manufacturer Charles William Post attracted railroads to the town, Eventually convincing the Santa Fe Railroad to lay tracks on 1910. The Following year, the company built the Post Santa Fe Depot. Designed by noted architect Louis Curtiss, the depot was constructed with reinforced Concrete and terra cotta tiles. Between 1909 and 1911, Curtiss designed several depots in Texas, including examples in Lubbock, Snyder and Sweetwater that matched the Post Depot. One of the few Curtiss designs That still exist in the United States, The post Santa Fe depot represents Post’s early economic development And technological progress.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2018
Marker is property of the State of Texas
Erected 2018 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 20046.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
Location. 33° 11.375′ N, 101° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Post TX 79356, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Postex Cotton Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Post-Hundley House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Faith Lutheran Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles W. Post (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mrs. Merriweather Post (approx. 0.4 miles away); Garza County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Garza County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Garza County (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Post.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2021, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 29, 2021, by Allen Lowrey of Amarillo, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.