Santa Barbara, California Amtrak Station, A U.S. Railroad

A Mural
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A mural marked the entrance to the station. In addition to a picture of a train passing the station, were the last two digits of the 209 address.


Santa Barbara, California external link   •  Amtrak Station external link   •  209 State Street, Santa Barbara, California external link   •  (Date Photographed: 14:37:20 Wednesday 3 February 2016)   •  (Date Published: Friday 11 March 2016)   •  © 2016 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #C16_0642
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Classic Station
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A classic Spanish-style station with its arched waiting area, February flowers and palm trees.


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Arches Faced Tracks
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Arches, with rain spouts extended out between them, formed a welcome border between shade for those awaiting a train's arrival, and the sunny platform.


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Entry Door
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Inside, beyond an arch labeled "Santa Barbara," stood the entry doorway.


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The Ticket Counter
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The ticket counter was built of wood and located to the left of the entry door as one entered.


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Vaquero Art
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A woodcut piece of art on the wall depicted a Spanish Vaquero with a lariat over his head. That art provided a backdrop for the display of advertising pamphlets.


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Lobby Benches
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The classic wooden bench found in all old train and bus stations.


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View Of Tracks
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A view of the tracks from under the shaded archway.


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From Parking Lot
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The side of the station that faced the parking lot.


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Old Passenger Car
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An old passenger car was on display alongside the parking lot.


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Parking And Station
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A view of the station with the parking lot in the foreground.


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