Depot offers new displays

first_imgModel railroad equipment and supplies will be available at two railroad swap meets scheduled at the park Aug. 26 and Oct. 28 from 7 to 11 a.m. The Rancho Simi Foundation and the Santa Susana Railroad Historical Society have new Web sites related to the depot at www.santasusanadepot.org and www.cafepress.com/ssrhs. SIMI VALLEY – The 1903 Santa Susana Railroad Depot has a new Web site and displays to help people understand what these old train stations meant to people of the 19th and early 20th centuries. The depot, at 6503 Katherine Road, is open to visitors Saturdays and Sundays between 1 and 4 p.m. along the railroad tracks in Santa Susana Park. One portion of the building features a model of the Southern Pacific Railroad line from Burbank to Port Hueneme, along which the depot that used to sit at Los Angeles Avenue and Tapo Street. It was moved to Santa Susana Park in the 1970s. The depot and park are owned by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District and offer visitors a place to hold family picnics and meetings and to examine the displays and artifacts inside. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more