Fire consumed the roof of the station, collapsing to the floor. Seven months later the station was reopened.
Former President Calvin Coolidge stopped at the Southern Pacific Depot for 20 minutes. On the train, he discussed the Mt. Rushmore monument with sculptor Gutzon Borglum.
King Antonio XXII leads the Fiesta Parade on East Commerce.
John Wayne arrives in San Antonio at the Southern Pacific Depot for the premiere of Rio Grande, along with actress Maureen O’Hara and director John Ford.
A team of eight Tarahumara Indians from Mexico passed through the station in 1928 on their way to the University of Texas Spring track meet. They went on to compete with 900 others from the United States and Mexico.
John Hermann “Dizzy” Dean comes to San Antonio to lead his Chicago Cubs against the St. Louis Browns in two exhibition baseball games.
99 Marine volunteers flash the victory sign before boarding a train to San Diego.