Decades of Orange

Decades of Orange highlights iconic places and perhaps forgotten spaces in the City of Orange, California. Featuring a collection of photographs from the archives at the Orange Public Library & History Center and in partnership with the Orange Community Historical Society, this exhibition explores the architectural landscape of Orange from the 1880s to the 1980s.

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On display at the 1888 Center from July 27 through September 27, 2017



Outside the first Santa Fe Depot in Orange, California, April 23, 1891. The address for the depot was 186 North Atchison Street, off of West Chapman Avenue. Image shows view of the special train of President Benjamin Harrison leaving the depot, looking east from the railroad tracks. Several people, horse-drawn wagons and buggies are around the station. A group of women stand in front of the telegraph office in background center. Courtesy the Orange Public Library Collection.