Esparto’s Sibling Depots


Esparto's Sibling Depots

Click here to see a slideshow of four of California’s surviving Southern Pacific Standard Combination #18 depots. The Esparto depot, built in 1888-89, follows this standard design. You can see (especially in Kingsburg, CA), how the buildings have been altered over time.


CLICK HERE TO LISTEN: On the Train (Ken Lin)

MORE AUDIO FILES FROM KEN’S DEPOT PROJECT: Train and Horse ManSheep and TrainFlapping Roof of DepotUpper QuarterWind and LeavesMechanical Rural LifeCountry Music and (Almond) Festival

This is one of several sound compositions by Ken Lin, inspired by an interview with Jack Mast in conjunctions with CCA’s ENGAGE Building Narratives: Installations for Transitional Space class. Ken offered a series of different soundscapes as part of his final project at the depot on April 21, 2012.