|Elevation||105 ft (32 m)|
Geography and background
It is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad 3 miles (4.8 km) north-northeast of downtown Fremont, at an elevation of 105 feet (32 m). The city's name was Merienda until 1915, and then was Alston until 1957. It was established as a station on the Southern Pacific Railroad in 1923 to serve the California Pressed Brick Company in Niles Canyon.
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- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 625. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- Levin, Sam. "The Secret Sidewalk May Not Be Secret Much Longer". East Bay Express. Retrieved 14 November 2011.
- "Sunol Aqueduct". Wikimapia. Retrieved 14 November 2011.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dresser
- Sunol Aqueduct
- Photos of the brick factory: view 1, view 2, view 3
- Anecdotes of the Secret Sidewalk