Santa Fe Railroad Stationmaster's House

Santa Fe Railroad Stationmaster's House (HM1RCJ)

Location: Spearman, TX 79081 Hansford County
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N 36° 11.834', W 101° 11.849'

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When Spearman was founded on a branch of the Santa Fe Railroad in 1920, this cottage was built for the stationmaster. As local agent for the railroad, he represented a business vital to the economy of this area. He supervised passenger and freight service, operation of the telegraph, and loading of the U.S. mail. In the 1920s, the station here was especially busy, handling supplies and equipment for oil and gas fields in the Panhandle.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Number4581
Year Placed1978
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 302425 N 4008063
Decimal Degrees36.19723333, -101.19748333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 11.834', W 101° 11.849'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 11' 50.04" N, 101° 11' 50.94" W
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Area Code(s)806
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near W 1st Ave, Spearman TX 79081, US
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