Details for Southern Pacific Depot

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5215004986


Marker Number 4986
Atlas Number 5215004986
Marker Title Southern Pacific Depot
Index Entry Southern Pacific Depot
Address 100 S. Bicentennial
City McAllen
County Hidalgo
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 575990
UTM Northing 2898435
Subject Codes Colonial Revival; design and construction; railroad depots; railroads; Spanish Colonial Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1986
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 100 S. Bicentennial, McAllen
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text The San Antonio Aransas Pass (Subsidiary of the Southern Pacific) Railway laid track south to the Rio Grande Valley and McAllen in 1927. This passenger depot, designed by railroad architect Leonard B. McCoy, opened in August that year. The structural tile building is stuccoed and detailed in Spanish colonial revival style. Passenger service ceased in 1952, and the building was occupied from 1953 to 1985 by public agencies, including the city police, jail, and municipal court. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. - 1986

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