Zach's photos with the San Bernardino

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)
A closer view.

A Mission Revival Style passenger rail terminal opened July 15th 1918 and replaced a two-and-a-half story wooden structure (built in 1886) which burned down in 1916. Designed by W.A. Mohr it cost $800,000 and was the largest railway stati…
Added on February 12, 2014

Wigwam Motel - since 1949

Wigwam Motel - since 1949
This is the last of seven Wigwam Motels built throughout the country. Three of them have been preserved. Two are on old Route 66 (in California and Arizona) and one is in Kentucky.

This style grew out of an American period of storybook architecture (es…
Added on February 12, 2014

The $1 Car Wash

The $1 Car Wash
A little misleading (note that the sign states that $1 buys 7 minutes worth of washing only between the hours of 11 pm and 5 am). And here's why:

The City of San Bernardino filed for bankruptcy in 2012. Until then the city’s falling crime rate was a su…
Added on February 12, 2014

San Bernardino Metrolink Station

San Bernardino Metrolink Station
It is the busiest of Southern California’s seven Metrolink lines (running through the Inland Empire and San Gabriel Valley and into downtown Los Angeles).

1204 W. 3rd St, San Bernardino, California
Added on February 12, 2014

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)
A distant view.

A Mission Revival Style passenger rail terminal opened July 15th 1918 and replaced a two-and-a-half story wooden structure (built in 1886) which burned down in 1916. Designed by W.A. Mohr it cost $800,000 and was the largest railway stat…
Added on February 12, 2014

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)
A Mission Revival Style passenger rail terminal opened July 15th 1918 and replaced a two-and-a-half story wooden structure (built in 1886) which burned down in 1916. Designed by W.A. Mohr it cost $800,000 and was the largest railway station west of the M…
Added on February 12, 2014

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)
Near the Santa Fe Depot rail museum entryway (with the Santa Fe logo featured under the eaves).

A Mission Revival Style passenger rail terminal opened July 15th 1918 and replaced a two-and-a-half story wooden structure (built in 1886) which burned down i…
Added on February 12, 2014

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)
The Santa Fe terminal passenger entryway (and tilework).

A Mission Revival Style passenger rail terminal opened July 15th 1918 and replaced a two-and-a-half story wooden structure (built in 1886) which burned down in 1916. Designed by W.A. Mohr it cost…
Added on February 12, 2014

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)
The Santa Fe terminal passenger lobby.

A Mission Revival Style passenger rail terminal opened July 15th 1918 and replaced a two-and-a-half story wooden structure (built in 1886) which burned down in 1916. Designed by W.A. Mohr it cost $800,000 and was t…
Added on February 12, 2014

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)
The men’s lounge in the Santa Fe terminal.

A Mission Revival Style passenger rail terminal opened July 15th 1918 and replaced a two-and-a-half story wooden structure (built in 1886) which burned down in 1916. Designed by W.A. Mohr it cost $800,000 and w…
Added on February 12, 2014

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)
The men’s lounge in the Santa Fe terminal. A detail of the doorway.

A Mission Revival Style passenger rail terminal opened July 15th 1918 and replaced a two-and-a-half story wooden structure (built in 1886) which burned down in 1916. Designed by W.A. M…
Added on February 12, 2014

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)

Santa Fe Depot (San Bernardino)
The Santa Fe terminal passenger lobby.

A Mission Revival Style passenger rail terminal opened July 15th 1918 and replaced a two-and-a-half story wooden structure (built in 1886) which burned down in 1916. Designed by W.A. Mohr it cost $800,000 and was t…
Added on February 12, 2014

San Bernardino International Airport

San Bernardino International Airport
A view from 99th St. and “U” St. (northeast end of the San Bernardino International Airport, formerly the site of Norton Air Force Base). Although the airport has a passenger terminal for domestic and international service and is capable of accommodating…
Added on February 12, 2014

San Bernardino International Airport

San Bernardino International Airport
Abandoned barracks (and fire hydrant) at 150th St. and “W” St. (northeast end of the San Bernardino International Airport, formerly the site of Norton Air Force Base).

San Bernardino, California
Added on February 12, 2014

Air Combat Camera Service

Air Combat Camera Service
This building (at the Norton Air Force Base) operated in 1959 as the home of a Semi-Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE) Data Center (a computer network linking Air Force General Surveillance Radar stations to provide an early warning for a Soviet nuclear…
Added on February 12, 2014

Air Combat Camera Service

Air Combat Camera Service
Interesting how some of the individual characters, in the sign, still look brand new while others are badly weathered (as if they’d been cannibalized from other signs).

In 1959 this building (at the Norton Air Force Base) operated as the home of a Semi-A…
Added on February 12, 2014

Air Combat Camera Service

Air Combat Camera Service
Interesting how some of the individual characters, in the sign, still look brand new while others are badly weathered (as if they’d been cannibalized from other signs). Evidence of previous (removed) signage can also be seen.

In 1959 this building (at t…
Added on February 12, 2014