The new Images
of America "Sanger" book,
is on sale now!
October 15, 2013.
Get your copy today!
Available locally in the Sanger area or
amazon.com and other fine online
100% of the proceeds go to support the
Sanger Depot Museum.
Prices may vary.
"June 2010, Huell Howser visited the Sanger
Depot Museum -- on a Road Trip!"
(left to right) Scott Haugland, Huell
Howser, Bob Bosserman,
to the Sanger Depot Museum, where the rich
history of Sanger, California comes to life
from its boomtown beginnings to its growth
into the city known as "the Nation's
Christmas Tree City". Sanger is located
about 10 miles east of Fresno in
California's Central Valley and is right at
the foot of the Sierra Nevada Mountain
The Sanger Depot Museum is actually the
Sanger Railroad Depot, once the hub of the
town's growth. Built in 1887 the Sanger
Railroad Depot sat beside the Southern
Pacific Railroad that ran between Fresno and
Porterville, California. Among the cargo
that passed through this depot was grain,
citrus and lots of lumber brought down from
the mountains by Sanger's booming lumber
operation. When Sanger's commerce no longer
needed the Depot, it was discovered that the
building was the oldest in Sanger. At that
time, Jack Tanney and his brother who had
purchased the Depot donated it to the Sanger
Historical Society. The Museum was opened in