Fourth & King, but a little bit of Third & Townsend survives

Posted by Schaffner
on Saturday, September 17, 2016
This is at the CalTrain Fourth & King depot. It was built by Southern Pacific in 1975 to replace the Third & Townsend depot that was built in 1914. It was demolished and replaced with an RV park. However, there's one little feature here that was brought here from Third & Townsend. See that wooden sign over the track 6 sign that says "6:20 pm"? Those wooden signs were used at Third & Townsend and they put installed brackets and the signs at the new depot. Of course, they've been repainted a few times since then. And some or all of them have been replaced. But they're a remnant of Third & Townsend.
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