Ropes Depot

Ropes Depot (HM2IIR)

Buy flags at!

N 33° 35.313', W 101° 53.096'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites


The wood-frame depot was built by the Santa Fe Railway in Hockley County, Texas. Railroads were essential to the settlement of West Texas and eastern New Mexico for transporting cattle, people, manufactured goods, supplies and lumber. The Ropes Depot held an office, receiving area, ticket window, scale for weighing freight, passenger banches, safe and telegraph key, It represents the importance of the railroad to the growth of the ranching industry.

Rail Car House
c. 1917

A rail car house stored track tools and supplies. It was home base for a section gang and handcar loaded with tools for track repairs.
Placed ByThe Diamond M Foundation and National Ranching Heritage Center
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 8th, 2019 at 11:03am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 232260 N 3720267
Decimal Degrees33.58855000, -101.88493333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 35.313', W 101° 53.096'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 35' 18.78" N, 101° 53' 5.7599999999998" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near , ,
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What country is the marker located in?
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. Does the marker have a number?
  9. What year was the marker erected?
  10. This marker needs at least one picture.
  11. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  12. Is the marker in the median?