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Roseville in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Railroad Hobbies Building

119 Vernon Street

 
 
Railroad Hobbies Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 8, 2015
1. Railroad Hobbies Building Marker
Inscription.  
1907 Site of one of Roseville's first auto garage

1910 Re-modeled to be the Doris Theater

1912-1913 Daytime use for Roseville High classes

1914-1922 Saugstad Brothers Automotive Garage

1932 Building destroyed by fire

1939-1960 Present building erected as a Purity Market

1962 Acquired by Smilanick Brothers from Purity Market

1970-1974 Isaac J. Joseph's Food Fair Market

1975-1993 Roseville Auto Parts Store

1995 Acquired by Railroad Hobbies from Smilanick Brothers

Special recognition to Michael Schroedle for 1995 renovation
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1907.
 
Location. 38° 45.004′ N, 121° 16.924′ W. Marker is in Roseville, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Vernon Street north of Lincoln Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 Vernon Street, Roseville CA 95678, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Garbolino Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Eagles Hall (within shouting distance of this marker);
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Farlow Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Masonic Hall and Roseville Theater Building (about 600 feet away); Southern Pacific Railroad No. 2252 Steam Locomotive (about 600 feet away); The West House (about 700 feet away); The SPMW 7221 (SPMW 221) Rotary Snow Plow (about 800 feet away); Reuben F. Nelson Footbridge (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roseville.
 
Railroad Hobbies Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 8, 2015
2. Railroad Hobbies Building and Marker
The marker is visible here on the righthand corner of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California.

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