Details for Santa Fe Depot (Atlas Number 5439004577)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439004577


Marker Number 4577
Atlas Number 5439004577
Marker Title Santa Fe Depot
Index Entry Santa Fe Depot
Address 1501 Jones
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 656977
UTM Northing 3624706
Subject Codes railroad depots; railroads; Beaux Arts
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 1501 Jones, Fort Worth
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Built 1899. Beaux Arts design features native stone banding. When intact, north windows of painted glass depicted travel from Pony Express to steam locomotives. Visitors here have included such world figures as Presidents Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dwight D. Eisenhower and Lyndon B. Johnson. Depot was used by six railroad companies. As of 1970, Santa Fe served Texas with greater trackage than any other railroad, 5102 miles.