DeLaveaga Train Depot - Orinda, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 37° 52.817 W 122° 10.883
10S E 571989 N 4192848
Quick Description: A depot on display in Orinda, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/18/2016 10:26:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMQZDA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
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Long Description:
"This building is the only remaining station of the California & Nevada railroad.. The c&N, a-narrow-gauge line constructed in 1784,ran 23 miles between Emeryville and Orinda hauling farm produce and passengers. The first train. steamed into Orinda in 1891. For several years, trainloads of picnickers made this community a Sunday tradition. Investors had big plans for this little railroad; it was Originall,y intended to run .from Emeryville via Sonora Pass to Bodie and on to Colorado for connection with the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad.. Financial difficulties.; a tack of Patronage, and winter floods ceased these plans and the railroad-ceased operation in 1904."
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No

Is the station/depot open to the public?: No

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?: Not listed

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Not listed

Station/Depot Web Site: Not listed

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