Claremore, OK

Discussion in 'Depots A-F' started by RICHCRAB, Nov 8, 2005.


    RICHCRAB Guest

    Hello Frisco Folks

    Here is some photos that I came across of the Frisco Depot in Claremore, Ok

    Take care, Rich

    Ship it on the Frisco!

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  2. Another Clarmore Depot Postcard


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  3. railroadguy65

    railroadguy65 Member

    :) Claremore, Ok Station - 1933 Sanborn map

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  4. Steve40cal

    Steve40cal Member

    In the second photo the truck and motorcar belonged to the Frisco signal inspector William Endecott. The maintainer at that time was Carl Bradshaw and the motorcycle belonged to the depot Agent. If one of these Frisco guys I work with remembers his name I'll put it on here. Steve BNSF Railway |-|
  5. Ranma

    Ranma Member Supporter

    Here are some pictures of Claremore. I can sort of see the old platform but what is the small brown building?

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  6. mvtelegrapher

    mvtelegrapher Member

    I think the brown building is not railroad but commercial.

    John Chambers
  7. Ranma

    Ranma Member Supporter

    I wonder who owns the siding at the old station site? I am thinking about getting a railcar but have no place to park her.
  8. Nola Muns

    Nola Muns Member

    The brown building at one time was our city police department and highway patrol. I'm thinking these pictures were taken after the depot was torn down. Nola.
  9. Nola Muns

    Nola Muns Member

    Thank you so much for the wonderful pictures.
  10. Ronnie Gracy

    Ronnie Gracy Member

    The name of the depot agent in Claremore was Ronnie Gracy - the motorcycle was a 1985 Motoguzzi 850T which was mine - I started working in Claremore Depot in 1973 when depot agent George Picket retired - I worked there until it closed & can't remember for sure when that was.
  11. qaprr

    qaprr Member Supporter


    Claremore, My Photo, early Eighties
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  12. gstout

    gstout Member Supporter

    Doesn't look too busy, does it?

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  13. magistrate

    magistrate Member

    Looks in good shape though.

  14. gjslsffan

    gjslsffan Staff Member Staff Member

    Weeds growing in the corners, signal mast intact, still see the tracks to the motor car shed, jointed rail. And all in good shape, maintained very well before 1980 for sure.
  15. Coonskin

    Coonskin Member

    Suspect the pic was after the depot being de-commissioned. Such happened to the Van Buren depot sometime mid-70s.

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