Pictures of the Depots of St.Johns

Sep 27 2008

The Depot in 1869

The Depot in 1869

This is a classic picture of the St.Johns Depot.

Sep 27 2008

No.2246 at the St.Johns Depot

No.2246 at the St.Johns Depot

Engine 2246 at the St.Johns Depot from an undetermined year.

This depot was constructed in 1868-1869 and was later destroyed by the 1920 tornado.

Sep 27 2008

The Present Depot

The Present Depot

Here is a photo from 2007 of our present depot. This is the current depot that replaced the original St.Johns depot that was destroyed in the fire.

Sep 29 2008

The Original Depot After the Tornado of 1920

The Original Depot After the Tornado of 1920

Here is a rare image of the original depot's condition after the great tornado of 1920. As you can see it was quite nearly destroyed; leading to the building of our new depot building we are currently using.

Oct 16 2008

"Gatemans Tower"

"Gatemans Tower"

The Gatemans tower is shown on the right of this picture. The tower was located to the west of the depot.

Jul 30 2012

1869 Depot Plans

1869 Depot Plans
Jul 30 2012

Current Depot at an Earlier Era

Current Depot at an Earlier Era

West view of the current depot built after the 1920 earthquake.

Jul 30 2012

Original Depot After the 1920 tornado

Original Depot After the 1920 tornado

Here is another image of the remains of our depot after the 1920 tornado.