Auburn in Placer County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The railroad track adjacent to this historic building is the original route location for the transcontinental railroad.
The Auburn depot building was restored and preserved for the citizens of Auburn and Placer County through the efforts of the Auburn Centennial Committee of 1988
Auburn Community Foundation
City of Auburn
Southern Pacific Railroad
Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce
December 10, 1989
Marker series. This marker is included in the Transcontinental Railroad marker series.
Location. 38° 54.146′ N, 121° 3.961′ W. Marker is in Auburn, California, in Placer County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lincoln Way and Elm Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 Lincoln Way, Auburn CA 95603, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Auburn Depot (here, next to this marker); The Chinese Coolie (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Pacific Caboose Marguerite Mine “Quartz Rock” (within shouting distance of this marker); Auburn Iron Works (within shouting distance of this marker); First Transcontinental Railroad (within shouting distance of this marker); East Auburn Bell Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Ford & Co. Building (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
More about this marker. The marker is on a small monument next to the bottom of the ramp to the front door of the depot.
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2015, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2015, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.