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Meet the Team Behind the Oceano Depot Museum

Oceano Depot Association is a non-profit organization. The primary purpose is to restore, preserve, and operate the Depot as an historical educational community center for the benefit of the residents and vistors in the incorporated town of Oceano. 

Volunteers have a huge role in keeping the Oceano Depot Museum and Community Center going! We are fortunate to have a great team of volunteers to rely on! 


Linda Austin


Linda is a lifelong Oceano resident and has been involved with the Depot restoration project since 1973. In addition to preservation of Oceano's history, she is also a community leader involved in civic matters and community affairs. 

Norm Hammond

Vice President

An Oceano resident for 38 years.  Retired San Luis Obispo firefighter and was also with the Oceano Volunteer Fire Department for 22 years.  Writer of books about Oceano and the Dunites who lived in the Oceano Dunes. 

Cindy Winter


Long time community advocate and resident.  Active in Oceano's Improvement Association, Volunteer Fire Department, Senior Center and Depot Docent program. 

David Winter


Near life long Oceano resident. Active in Oceano Depot Association, as well as previously Oceano Volunteer Fire Department. Passionate about history and discovering antiques.

Harry Schade


Harry is a member of the San Luis Obispo Model Railroad Association and has been involved with the Depot since 2003 putting on model railroad exhibits and shows. His interest in history and railroading brought him to join the Association. 


Christy Winter



Taylynn Winter

Docent in Training

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