1918The 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.
|Placed By||The Diamond M Foundation and National Ranching Heritage Center|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, July 8th, 2019 at 11:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14S E 232260 N 3720267|
|Decimal Degrees||33.58855000, -101.88493333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 35.313', W 101° 53.096'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 35' 18.78" N, 101° 53' 5.7599999999998" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
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