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Panhandle in Carson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad Depot

 
 
Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
1. Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad Depot Marker
Inscription. The 1920s oil boom brought increased business to this railroad town, and a new depot was built here in 1928. The structure exhibits elements of the Prairie School, Mission, and Tudor styles of architecture. Prominent features include bracketed overhangs, stepped parapets, and cast stone window surrounds. One of the last brick depots built on the company's western lines, it was last used for passenger service in 1971. It became City Hall in 1985.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1988

 
Erected 1988 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 228.)
 
Location. 35° 20.477′ N, 101° 22.665′ W. Marker is in Panhandle, Texas, in Carson County. Marker is on South Main Street south of 1st Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 South Main Street, Panhandle TX 79068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Panhandle (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Texan Hotel (about 700 feet away); Conway Community Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carson County (approx. 0.4
Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, May 2, 2012
2. Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad Depot
Marker is just to the right of the flag pole.
miles away); The Square House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Texas Panhandle Pioneers: The Simms Brothers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pioneer Dugout (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eclipse Windmill Patented 1867 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Panhandle.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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