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Duncans Mills in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Duncans Mills Depot Museum

Historical Local Wooden Railroad Cars

 
 
Duncans Mills Depot Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2017
1. Duncans Mills Depot Museum Marker
Inscription.
Petaluma & Santa Rosa Railroad Company wooden box cars nos. 100 and 102 (original numbers 66 and 68) were built in the P.&S.R. Petaluma shops in May 1910/ Salvaged at Cotati and restored by Duncans Mills Trading Co. July to Nov. 1982.
North Shore Railroad wooden open platform passenger car built by St. Louis Car Company in 1902. Acquired by Duncans Mills Trading Company, June 1983. Partially restored July and August. August 10H moved to Duncans Mills. Restoration continued through November 1983.
Siding built 1982 and extended in 1983. All restoration financed by Duncans Mills Trading Company.
More information concerning history of railroad cars and the restoration procedures at the depot...

 
Erected 1983 by Duncans Mills Trading Company.
 
Location. 38° 27.163′ N, 123° 3.246′ W. Marker is in Duncans Mills, California, in Sonoma County. Marker can be reached from Steelhead Boulevard near Moscow Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25387 Steelhead Boulevard, Duncans Mills CA 95430, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Time Poetry Left At Stage Holdup (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct
Duncans Mills Depot Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2017
2. Duncans Mills Depot Museum Marker
The St. Louis open platform passenger car in the background.
line); The Moscow Barn (approx. 0.7 miles away); Guerneville Historical Marker (approx. 4 miles away); Bank of Guerneville (approx. 4.6 miles away); Korbel Station (approx. 6.1 miles away); Pioneers of Preservation (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Children's Bell Tower (approx. 7.7 miles away); Bodega Bay (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is located near the open platform passenger car.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Petaluma & Santa Rosa Railroad Company wooden box cars nos. 100 and 102 image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2017
3. Petaluma & Santa Rosa Railroad Company wooden box cars nos. 100 and 102
North Shore Railroad wooden open platform passenger car image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2017
4. North Shore Railroad wooden open platform passenger car
Duncans Mills Depot image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2017
5. Duncans Mills Depot
Duncans Mills Depot image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 28, 2017
6. Duncans Mills Depot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 6, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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