Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 79001996
Historic Name KAW CITY DEPOT
Description of Significance THE KAW CITY DEPOT IS A SINGLE STORY WOOD SIDING CLAD EXAMPLE OF A SMALL TOWN SANTA FE DEPOT. THE BUILDING HAS A HIPPED ROOF, SUPPORTED BY DECORATIVE BRACKETS. THE INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR RETAIN A HIGH DEGREE OF INTEGRITY, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF LOCATION. THE ORIGINAL LOCATION WAS FLOODED AS PART OF THE ARKANSAS RIVER DAM PROJECT. IN ORDER TO SAVE THE BUILDING, IT WAS MOVED TO THE SITE OF THE NEW KAW CITY IN 1972. AS SUCH, IT IS THE ONLY SURVIVING COMMERCIAL BUILDING FROM THE ORIGINAL KAW CITY. LISTED IN NATIONAL REGISTER 10/3/1979.
Current Name SANTA FE DEPORT/ KAW CITY MUSEUM
Address WASHUNGAH DRIVE
City KAW CITY
County KAY
Lot
Block
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function TRANSPORTATION: RAIL RELATED
Current Function RECREATION AND CULTURE: MUSEUM
Area Signficance 1 ARCHITECTURE
Area Significance 2 HISTORIC - NON-ABORIGINAL
Date Prepared 1/1979
Year Built 1902
Original Site NO
Architect/Builder SANTA FE RAILWAY
Architectural Style UNCOLLECTED
Roof Material ASPHALT
Wall Material WOOD
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details
Condition GOOD
Comments
Restricted N