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

Auburn Depot

 
 
Auburn Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, March 14, 2015
1. Auburn Depot Marker
Inscription.
This building served the people of Auburn and Placer County for more than 90 years as both a passenger and freight station.
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
and the
Auburn Area Chamber of Commerce
December 10, 1989

 
Erected 1989.
 
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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Marguerite Mine “Quartz Rock”
Auburn Depot image. Click for full size.
By James King, March 14, 2015
2. Auburn Depot
(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 189 times since then and 46 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.
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