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The Santa Fe is back in town


Last updated 11/20/2008 at Noon

The new mural

When a generous group of Fallbrook citizens donated funds to the Art in Public Places program to add a hand-painted mural to the historic downtown area depicting how the Santa Fe Railroad used to make its way through the Friendly Village, it led to a trip down memory lane for local artist Brett Stokes.

Stokes, selected to create the mural, took the project a step beyond personal and included not only treasured memories of the past but a glimpse into the future with his work.

“I tried to create more than just a train; I tried to create an ambiance of what Fallbrook was and is,” said St...

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