Littleton, CO

Both of Littleton, CO's depots managed to find new uses following their railroad careers. The D&RGW station became a historical display, but in 1999 got back into railroading as a station for a new light rail line. The Santa Fe station, built to the common 24x42 standard design in 1888, was retired in 1967. By 1970, the depot had been donated to the city and moved to Rio Grande Park. The depot was later moved to 2069 Powers Avenue, just east of the now consolidated and grade-separated double track main line and light rail tracks. The Littleton Fine Arts Guild maintains it today as the "Depot Art Center." Thankfully, few modifications have befallen the structure, and it has been restored to its original scheme of red with bronze green trim. An old photo exists of this depot showing a huge Santa Fe emblem painted on the roof on the street side.

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