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Fillmore & Western Railway Co. - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

351 Santa Clara St, Fillmore, CA 93015, USA

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About Fillmore & Western Railway Co.

The Fillmore and Western Railway is a railroad owned by the Fillmore and Western Railway Company. The company operated on track owned by the Ventura County Transportation Commission. Visitors to Fillmore would see filming activity as well as sets and support equipment at the company's rail yard and along the tracks between Santa Paula and Piru. They stopped operating on the line in 2021.

Attractions Near Fillmore & Western Railway Co.

Sespe Creek
Sespe Creek4.52km from Fillmore & Western Railway Co.

Sespe Creek is a stream, some 61 miles long, in Ventura County, southern California. Thirty-one miles of Sespe Creek is designated as a National Wild and Scenic River and National Scenic Waterway, and is untouched by dams or concrete channels. It is one of the last wild rivers in Southern California. It is primarily within the southern Los Padres National Forest.

America's Teaching Zoo
America's Teaching Zoo12.66km from Fillmore & Western Railway Co.

America’s Teaching Zoo at Moorpark College, is also home to the Exotic Animal Training and Management program. This is the living, breathing classroom for the Exotic Animal Training and Management program. Explore to learn more about starting your animal care career and become a student OR explore to learn more about America's Teaching Zoo as a community resource

Rancho Camulos Museum
Rancho Camulos Museum14.07km from Fillmore & Western Railway Co.

Rancho Camulos Museum is a 40-acre NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK situated within an 1800 acre working ranch. It was the home of Ygnacio del Valle, a Californio alcalde of the Pueblo de Los Angeles in the 19th century and later elected member of the California State Assembly. The ranch was known as the Home of Ramona because it was widely believed to have been the setting of the popular 1884 novel Ramona by Helen Hunt Jackson.

Santa Paula Art Museum
Santa Paula Art Museum14.61km from Fillmore & Western Railway Co.

A majestic museum, with a mission to preserve and share Santa Paula, California’s artistic heritage including the famous Santa Paula Civic Art Collection; and to educate and engage the community through collection, exhibition, interpretation, programming and outreach. It plays host to rotating exhibitions of vintage and contemporary art, cultural events, a gift shop and more.

California Oil Museum
California Oil Museum14.62km from Fillmore & Western Railway Co.

The California Oil Museum highlights the history and inner workings of the state's "black gold" industry through hands-on, interactive exhibits, videos, models, photographs, and memorabilia. A separate building holds a working 1900s oil rig.

Strathearn Historical Park
Strathearn Historical Park17.05km from Fillmore & Western Railway Co.

This is an open air park that is owned and maintained by the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District. It features changing exhibits about Simi Valley, and is the start for docent-led park tours. The interior of buildings can only be viewed during the docent-led tours. In addition to the Simi Adobe–Strathearn House, there are various historic buildings and structures that have been moved from their original site to the park, including the 1924 Montgomery children's playhouse.

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Historically inhabited by the Chumash people, with their presence dating back 10,000-12,000 years. Known for their rock paintings and for their great basketry, the Chumash were hunter-gatherers, fishermen, and also traders with the Mojave, Yokuts, and Tongva Indians.