Details for Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad Depot (Atlas Number 5065000228)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5065000228

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Marker Number 228
Atlas Number 5065000228
Marker Title Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad Depot
Index Entry Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad Depot
Address 200 South Main Street
City Panhandle
County Carson
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 283729
UTM Northing 3913606
Subject Codes railroad depots; railroads; Mission (Architectural style); Tudor Revival (Architectural style); institutional buildings; Praire School (Archictectural style)
Marker Year 1988
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 200 South Main Street, in front of city hall, Panhandle.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text 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.

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Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad Depot (RTHL)
Atchison, Topeka, & Santa Fe Railroad Depot (RTHL)