Tuesday, July 22, 2008

California Historical Landmark #687

On my way to meet Tomasin, Connor, Moore and Lindsay in Healdsburg, I made a quick stop in Calistoga.

Napa Valley Railroad Depot, Calistoga
California State Historical Landmark #687

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This landmark is located at 1458 Lincoln Avenue, Calistoga, California. There are 16 other California State Historical Landmarks in Napa County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 38° 34.792 W 122° 34.697.

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The Napa Valley Railroad depot, now the Southern Pacific depot, was built in 1868. Its roundhouse across Lincoln Avenue is gone. On its first trip, this railroad brought people to Calistoga for the elaborate opening of Brannan's summer resort in October 1868.

Built by Sam Brannan for the Napa Valley Railroad in 1868 one year before the completion of the transcontinental railoard. second oldest remaining railroad station in California. Northern Terminous of the Napa Valley Railroad and its successsors, the Napa Valley branches of the Central Pacific Railroad and the Southern Pacific Railroad.

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