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Simi Valley in Ventura County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Santa Susana Railroad Depot

Centennial Celebration 1903-2003

 
 
Santa Susana Railroad Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 12, 2018
1. Santa Susana Railroad Depot Marker
Inscription. Built by the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1903 at Los Angeles Avenue and Tapo Street. Moved to its present site in 1975. Designated by the Ventura County Heritage Board in 1976 as County Historical Landmark 29.
 
Erected 2003 by Rancho Simi Recreation & Parks. (Marker Number 29.)
 
Location. 34° 15.645′ N, 118° 39.685′ W. Marker is in Simi Valley, California, in Ventura County. Marker is at the intersection of Katherine Road and Kuehner Drive, on the right when traveling west on Katherine Road. Touch for map. Open Sat-Sun 1-4. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6503 Katherine Road, Simi Valley CA 93063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Silvertown (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of Those Who Perished (approx. 2 miles away); Grandma Prisbrey's Bottle Village (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ancient Live Oaks And Old Mission Lime Kilns (approx. 3.2 miles away); F-1 Engine (approx. 4.6 miles away); Canoga Park Fire Station #72 (approx. 5.3 miles away); Calabasas Adobe (approx. 7.2 miles away); First Commercial Oil Well In California (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Simi Valley.
 
Regarding Santa Susana Railroad Depot.
Marker and Depot image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 12, 2018
2. Marker and Depot
Marker is on the block wall to the left.
This depot is a common design that was used in small towns across the southwest, and it represents many historic railroad depots that no longer exist.
Visitors can view a model railroad inside the depot, and a small historical museum.
 
Additional keywords. Museum
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Santa Susana Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 12, 2018
3. Santa Susana Railroad Depot
Train passing the Depot image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 12, 2018
4. Train passing the Depot
Sign near the street image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 12, 2018
5. Sign near the street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 21, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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