Niles Depot Museum

by Joe Thompson

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Niles Canyon locomotive The 1901 Southern Pacific Niles Depot.

We took a Sunday drive over the San Mateo Bridge to the Niles district of Fremont. After riding the Niles Canyon Railway and visiting the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum, we went to the Niles Depot Museum

I didn't get to take many photos. I liked the detailed sign out front that stated that this was not the place to cat the Niles Canyon Railway. There is an active track between the depot and the stop for the Railway. I saw a couple of Amtrack Capital Corridor trains go by.

The museum has a nice collection of memorabilia and photos. It explains that no one knows when the freight depot was built.

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