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Stations and Depots : United States

Railroad stations, depots and structures in the United States. Many of these are museums or tourist railways, a few are still in revenue service, others are businesses. Most, but not all, are open to the public in some manner.

There are 188 links in this category

Florida - Zephyrhills Depot Museum
Zephyrhills, FL - The Zephyrhills Depot Museum is housed in the restored 1927 Atlantic Coast Line Railroad depot. Opened in October 1998, the museum is governed by the City Council and is funded by city tax dollars and donations. The museum emphasizes the history of trains and Zephyrhills.
Info: URL: http://www.ci.zephyrhills.fl.us/Community/DepotMuseum.aspx (Added: 17-Dec-2004)
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Georgia - Georgia State Railroad Museum
Savannah, GA - Located in Tricentennial Park, Georgia State Railroad Museum is a beautiful National Historic Landmark located at the old Central of Georgia Railway Savannah Shops and Terminal Facilities. With a fully operational turntable, you have the chance to explore historic railcars, experience the handcar, and go on guided tours. Be sure to check our Train Ride Schedule to experience one of our Site Tours by Train on a historic steam or diesel locomotive!
Info: URL: http://www.chsgeorgia.org/GSRM (Added: 4-Nov-2016)
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Georgia - Tallulah Falls Depot
Lindy's Trains Antique Mall - Tallulah Falls Depot is a historical landmark, the depot was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988. It was built in 1913 and was one of the few buildings to escape the great fire of 1921. It replaced the original depot built in 1882 which burned. This location has so many treasures to offer as well as 3 rooms dedicated to Lionel, HO, LGB, N and Z gauge trains
Info: URL: http://www.lindystrains.com/tallulah-falls-depot/ (Added: 11-Dec-2016)
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Georgia - Thronateeska Heritage Center
Albany, GA - Walk through Albany's historic Union Station and see some of the technology that transformed the South. Along with our steam locomotive and selection of other rail cars, Thronateeska also has an HO-scale model railway exhibit inside one of its train cars.

The model railroad exhibit is a favorite of many Thronateeska visitors, especially children. Once a railroad baggage car and mail car that made trips to New Orleans and Jacksonville, the train has been turned into a model train haven. The model trains move through small towns and forests and are set up for visitors to view in the green REA baggage car.

Info: URL: http://www.heritagecenter.org/trains.html (Added: 3-Nov-2016)
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Idaho - Boise Depot
Boise, ID - The Boise Depot is a beautiful historic Spanish-style structure operated by the Boise Parks & Recreation Department as a public ceremonial or meeting space and historic site. Designed by New York architects, the building opened in 1925 to elaborate fanfare in the capital city.

With a splendid panoramic view of the Boise Front, the building grounds include Platt Gardens, a lovely park with pathways, a gazebo and a koi pond makes this a popular site for weddings, photographs and public gatherings.

Great Hall
Depot amenities include The Great Hall, a soaring 77 ft by 46 ft totaling 3,542-square-foot multi-story atrium that once served as the building's waiting room. Ten original benches line the walls of the Great Hall. Maximum Occupancy - 300 standing, 165 seated.

The original 1925 Barkalow Brothers Newsstand is featured on the west wall. The newsstand has been slightly restored but remains in its' original form. This area is great for a buffet or display. The Great Halls' ceiling is lined with Spanish trusses, each imprinted with antique locomotives.

Info: URL: http://parks.cityofboise.org/parks-locations/parks/boise-depot/ (Added: 2-Dec-2016)
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Idaho - Canyon County Historical Society Nampa Depot
Nampa, ID - On May 20th, 2010, The Canyon County Historical Society, in partnership with The National Trust for Historic Preservation, kicked off a capital campaign to preserve and restore the unique and beautiful 1903 Nampa Train Depot. The Nampa Depot is the only depot in southwest Idaho that has not been fully restored.

The goal is to completely restore the depot and turn it into a railroad museum, exclusively." said president Bob Wagner. "We also have a grand plan for the rest of the grounds, including making the caboose and derrick ADA accessible, building a beautiful courtyard that will be a shrine to Nampa's railroad workers, and finally, a new museum building alongside the depot that will house exhibits on Canyon County's rich history, artifact storage, and offices. It will, ultimately, be a downtown attraction that will make all of Canyon County proud.

Info: URL: http://www.canyoncountyhistory.com/ (Added: 2-Dec-2016)
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Idaho - Northern Pacific Depot Railroad Museum
Wallace, ID - The elegant chateau styled depot, which houses the two story museum, was built at the turn of the century with unique brick transported from China and concrete panels made from mine tailings.
Info: URL: http://wallace-id.com/business.html#depot (Added: 23-Jul-2000)
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Ilinois - Batavia Historical Society Depot Museum
Batavia, IL - One of the society founders' dreams came true with the acquisition, moving, and renovation of the Depot Museum which was the abandoned Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad Depot at Webster and Van Buren Streets erected in 1854.

Today, nearly 100 volunteers keep the museum staffed, acting as docents, catalogers, and helpers with the many activities of the society and the museum. Other members assist researchers at the Gustafson Research Center.

Batavia railroad history comes alive in a permanent exhibit about the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (est. 1850), the Chicago & North Western Railroad (est. 1872) and the Chicago, Aurora & Elgin Electric Line (est. 1902). Three railroad lines served Batavia freight and passenger service until the mid-1900ís when the automobile became the transportation of choice. On display are many railroad artifacts, photos and ticket agent office. A detailed section on the telegraph system and itís role in railroad history includes live telegraph keys where visitors can try their hand at sending messages using Morse Code.

Info: URL: http://www.bataviahistoricalsociety.org/depot_museum.htm (Added: 2-Dec-2016)
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Illinois - Amboy Depot Museum
Amboy, IL - Illinois Central depot has been preserved. Museum contains many artifacts of the railroad and the Amboy community
Info: URL: http://www.amboydepotmuseum.org (Added: 2-Oct-2006)
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Illinois - CB&Q railroad station restoration
Oregon, IL - At 5 o'clock in the morning of Saturday, November 10, 1893, the fire broke out. Despite efforts to save her, the first train depot to serve the people of Oregon, Illinois, burned to the ground.

A modest replacement structure was erected the following year, but it too was damaged by fire 15 years later. Ultimately, the depot that still stands today was built by the Chicago Burlington & Quincy Railway in 1913. What had been in its time an attractive and modern edifice served rail travelers until 1971, when all passenger rail service to Oregon was discontinued.

Through years of non-use, misuse, abuse, and neglect, the once proud depot had suffered. But in 2001, an ambitious and dedicated group of people began a project that continues today...the Oregon Depot Restoration Project.

This website includes details of Oregon railroad history, the ongoing restoration of the depot, and the people who made it all happen. We welcome you!

Info: URL: http://www.oregondepot.org (Added: 16-Mar-2003)
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