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Sanderson Depot


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The original heart of Sanderson, the Sanderson Depot is located on historic Downie Street. The Great American Station Foundation recently designated the Sanderson Depot as one of the ten most endangered stations in America.

Terrell County received a Transportation Enhancement Grant in 2001 for renovation of the Depot. Plans are to showcase the importance of railroading and ranching, major parts of the town's historical character, in a Transportation and Heritage Museum to be located in the renovated Sanderson Depot. Estimated completion date: 2005


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Sanderson Depot

The original heart of Sanderson, the Sanderson Depot is located on historic Downie Street. The Great American Station Foundation recently designated the Sanderson Depot as one of the ten most endangered stations in America. Terrell County received a Transportation Enhancement Grant in 2001

Sanderson, TX Railroad History

Terrell County Memorial Museum

The Terrell County Memorial Museum features turn-of-the-century ranch memorabilia which includes tools, implements, clothing and household goods.

Sanderson, TX Museums

Railroad Bunkhouse

Constructed prior to 1900, the bunkhouse is one of the oldest buildings in Sanderson. Assessed in 2001

Sanderson, TX Railroad History

Terrell County Visitor Center

Established in 1995, the Visitor Center serves thousands of travelers seeking information about Sanderson, Terrell County and the Big Bend National Park and Wilderness Area.

Sanderson, TX Visitors Centers

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