Goleta Train Depot at Lake Los Carneros, Santa Barbara, CA
Hidden along the edge of Lake Los Carneros sits an old railroad depot. You always assumed it was where passengers boarded the train, except it is not connected to any tracks in town. So what is its purpose and why is it here? Your questions went largely unanswered until you discovered a strange booklet buried in the dirt...
Travel back in time to the early 1900s when new technologies like trains and telegrams were just beginning to arrive in Goleta. Discover the story of this strange Depot and how it changed the city forever.
Time to Complete: 35-50 minutes
Difficultly Level: 3.5/5
Distance: ~1/2 mile
- 10% of every purchase will go towards supporting the South Coast Train Museum
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