Historic Train Station Festival & 100th Birthday | Oakland
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16th Street Station (Oakland) | 16th and Wood Streets, Oakland, CA
Celebrate the 100th birthday of West Oakland’s historic train station at 16th and Wood Streets with tours of the Main Hall, train memorabilia, live entertainment, food trucks, kids’ activities, raffle prizes, petting zoo, urban agriculture demos.
Tours of the Main Hall are self-guided and will be ongoing from 2pm to 5pm.
Celebrate the Past: Look to the Future
Historic abandoned Train Station Festival
- Sunday, September 29, 2012 (2-5p)
- 16th and Wood, Oakland, CA
- Fist of Flour
- Boffo Cart
- Munch India
- Skylite Snowballs
- Scarlet City Roasting and Angel Cakes
- Doc’s of the Bay
- Big Wheel Cookies
About the 16th Street Station
Built in 1912, the historic 16th Street Station had the first elevated tracks west of the Mississippi, the first electric trains (started in 1914) plus was home to the Big Red cars which went over the lower deck of the Bay Bridge from 1939-1941. Read more about the 16th Street Station’s 100 year history.
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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