Orange in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Santa Fe Depot And Park
City of Orange Historic Landmark
Dedicated November 15, 1990
This main line, Santa Fe connected rail service to Riverside, San Diego, and Los Angeles from a junction north of the present depot.
During peak seasons up to 48 cars of citrus, walnuts, and olives were shipped each day from this depot. by 1925, sixteen passenger trains a day stopped at Orange. Service declined through the years until the depot was closed in 1971, and eventually acquired by the city of Orange in 1989.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is May 2, 1938.
Location. 33° 47.312′ N, 117° 51.433′ W. Marker is in Orange, California, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Chapman Avenue and North Atchison Street. The marker is located in the park south of the depot building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orange CA 92866, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Santa Fe Train Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Orange Street Cars (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Torch Run (approx. ¼ mile away); May Festival (approx. ¼ mile away); The Orange Plaza (approx. ¼ mile away); Orange's First Bank (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Orange Plaza (approx. 0.3 miles away); Orange's First Public Schoohouse (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orange.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 31, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.