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

Railroad Hobbies Building

119 Vernon Street

 
 
Railroad Hobbies Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 8, 2015
1. Railroad Hobbies Building Marker
Inscription.
1907 Site of one of Roseville's first auto garage

1910 Re-modeled to be the Doris Theater

1912-1913 Daytime use for Roseville High classes

1914-1922 Saugstad Brothers Automotive Garage

1932 Building destroyed by fire

1939-1960 Present building erected as a Purity Market

1962 Acquired by Smilanick Brothers from Purity Market

1970-1974 Isaac J. Joseph's Food Fair Market

1975-1993 Roseville Auto Parts Store

1995 Acquired by Railroad Hobbies from Smilanick Brothers

Special recognition to Michael Schroedle for 1995 renovation
 
Location. 38° 45.004′ N, 121° 16.924′ W. Marker is in Roseville, California, in Placer County. Marker is on Vernon Street north of Lincoln Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 Vernon Street, Roseville CA 95678, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eagles Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Pacific Railroad No. 2252 Steam Locomotive (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Roseville’s First City Hall (about 800 feet away); Roseville V.F.W. Post 1661 Veterans Memorial
Railroad Hobbies Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 8, 2015
2. Railroad Hobbies Building and Marker
The marker is visible here on the righthand corner of the building.
(about 800 feet away); Roseville Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bank of Italy Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chicago West Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); McRae Building (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roseville.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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