Dedicated to Service and SafetyThe Santa Clara Tower, built by the Southern Pacific Railroad went into service in 1927. Located at the junction of the Coast and Western Divisions, the tower controlled signals and switches at the north end of the Newhall yard. Historic passenger trains such as the Coast Daylight operated through this junction. The railroad yard played a key role in the creation and operation of the high priority freight trains.
|Placed By||Santa Clara City Council|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 11:14pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 594075 N 4134643|
|Decimal Degrees||37.35373333, -121.93776667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 21.224', W 121° 56.266'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 21' 13.44" N, 121° 56' 15.96" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||408, 619, 650|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 431-471 Benton St, Santa Clara CA 95050, US|
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