Managed by: Friends of Tehachapi Depot

a 501(c)3 non-profit organization


Fire and Restoration

A TERRIBLE TRADEGY      During the day of June 12, 2008, the sprinkler system was installed at the depot.  We were just about two weeks away from installation and opening up.  HOWEVER, about 10pm on the 12th a couple of men were playing with bottle rockets.  One went off

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Caboose and Annex Special Project

Caboose and Annex Special Project Depot’s 2 Projects 1.  Move Caboose from Kohnen’s Bakery toDepot Grounds2.  Annex to store the Artifacts safely Why did they get rid of the caboose?       Until the 1980s, laws in the United States and Canada required all freight trains to have a caboose and

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Tehachapi Depot Grounds – Stokoe Signal Garden​

Tehachapi Depot Grounds – Stokoe Signal Garden     Over 70 visitors to the Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum experienced the rare opportunity to see the Tehachapi Depot Museum’s Stokoe Signal Garden IN ACTION!  Mark McGowan ( conducted an in-person demonstration of the Southern Pacific (SP) signals located on the museum’s

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