Developers plan to revive historic West Oakland train station : Local: In Oakland

Published On August 8, 2011 | By Rob Arias | News & Commentary, Planning & Development

Opened in 1912 at 16th Street and Wood Street, the Southern Pacific Train Station in West Oakland used to be one of the three original train stations serving Oakland at the beginning of the 20th Century, bringing goods and people — from coastal workers to jazz musicians — to the region from all over the country … Read More ».

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