Yuma in Yuma County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Southern Pacific Passenger Coach Car
In 1913, this car was converted for railroad maintenance and was then used until 1938 by work crews during the repair of rail lines. It was then abandoned on tracks near Yuma where it deteriorated for years. Don Trigg of Yuma acquired the car and subsequently donated it in 1991 as an interpretive part of Yuma Crossing State Historic Park.
Erected by Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
Location. 32° 43.668′ N, 114° 37.387′ W. Marker is in Yuma, Arizona, in Yuma County. Marker can be reached from North 4th Avenue north of West 1st Street. Marker is located on the grounds of the Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 North 4th Avenue, Yuma AZ 85364, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Office of the U. S. Army Depot Quartermaster (within shouting Yuma Crossing Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Quartermaster Depot Water Reservoir (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commanding Officer's Quarters & Kitchen (about 400 feet away); Yuma City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Yuma Crossing (approx. 0.2 miles away); Masonic Temple Lodge #17 (approx. ¼ mile away); Robert G. Fowler (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yuma.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,327 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.