Image of the Southern Pacific Santa Monica Station as seen from the eastern side of the Arcadia Hotel in Santa Monica, California, with houses in the distance. People are seen walking around the station with trains waiting on the tracks and a trestle and bridge are seen at left. Horse-drawn trolleys and carriages are visible as well as a sign on a building that advertises "meals for 25 cents." A building in the center distance has the sign "Mermaid Sample Rooms" "7. Southern Pacific Excursion Trains at Santa Monica, Cal."--text, on image. Printed advertisement on verso: "For fine views of picturesque Santa Monica ... Pacific Photograph Gallery On the Walkway leading from the bridge to the Arcadia Pavilion ... H.F. Rile, Artist. Santa Monica -- California ... Santa Monica Outlook Print." Title transcribed from item; date supplied by donor Ernest Marquez. This image is reproduced in Marquez's publication: Santa Monica Beach: a collector's pictorial history (Angel City Press, 2004), page 115. A note from Marquez says that the bridge spanning the arroyo was built in 1887 by H.X. Goetz. This image is the view just south of related item photCL_555_09_104.