Santa Fe Depot and Roundhouse
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Santa Fe Depot and Roundhouse in Prescott. It is located at the far north end of Cortez Street.
A roundhouse is a maintenance shed built around a turntable. Turntables are used to turn the direction of locomotives on the tracks.
The fireproof reinforced concrete depot was completed in September 1907, and it has occupied its prominent position at the foot of Cortez Street ever since. Although not as old as the railroad itself, the Santa Fe Depot symbolizes the impact of this transportation mode on Prescott.
Prescott was first connected to the Atlantic and Pacific (Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe) Railroad on December 31,1886. This line, known as the Prescott and Arizona Central Railroad, was constructed by Thomas S. Bullock with the support of Territorial Governor Frederick A. Tritle and a county bond subsidy of $292,000.
Source: City of Prescott. Santa Fe Depot Historic District: A Prescott Historic Preservation District.
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