Santa Fe Freight Depot

Santa Fe Freight Depot (HM1DXW)

Location: Phoenix, AZ 85003 Maricopa County
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N 33° 26.695', W 112° 4.814'

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The Santa Fe Freight Depot was constructed in 1929 by the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Company.The depot is a unique example of a reinforced concrete structure. Like other buildings on Jackson Street, the freight depot reflects the commercial and warehouse development that took place along the railroad tracks. The depot is built along the point where the Santa Fe and Southern Pacific railroads met, the only place in Arizona where the two major railroads were connected. The depot was important for the transferal of trade goods between the two railroads. Phoenix's warehouse district developed in the area because of the importance of this connection point. The depot is a good example of the Moderne style, an influential style for commercial architecture in Phoenix during this period. Maricopa County purchased the building in 1999.
This property has been placed on the Phoenix Historic Property Register.

Maricopa County Board of Supervisors
Fulton Brock · Don Stapley · Andrew Kunasek · Max W. Wilson · Mary Rose Garrido Wilcox

County Manager, David R. Smith

Preserving Arizona's Heritage
Placed ByMaricopa County
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 4:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12S E 399596 N 3701133
Decimal Degrees33.44491667, -112.08023333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 26.695', W 112° 4.814'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 26' 41.70" N, 112° 4' 48.84" W
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Area Code(s)602, 928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 S 5th Ave, Phoenix AZ 85003, US
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