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Chamber of Commerce (Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Depot)

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Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Depot
1907. 1989, renovation, Tom Morris Architects. 105 N. Main St.

A one story, 30-by-160-foot Prairie Style structure with a hipped roof and projecting bays on three sides of the waiting area was the standard Santa Fe design for larger towns, used for Rocky Ford's third depot. Red sandstone trim provides subtle contrast to the red brick. Railway Express built a separate freight depot to the west, augmenting the station's own baggage wing. Tom Morris, a Denver architect, redesigned the depot as an information center and Chamber of Commerce offices, with a new band shell for the adjacent town park.

Writing Credits

Thomas J. Noel


What's Nearby


Thomas J. Noel, "Chamber of Commerce (Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Depot)", [Rocky Ford, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 394-394.

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