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Once the commercial as well as travel hub of many communities, railroad depots were abandoned or neglected in the thousands with the ascendancy of the automobile as the 20th century wore on.  Many have found new life as restaurants, shops and businesses. Others, including many listed here, are now museums, community centers, and even departure points for tourist or scenic passenger rail lines.  Please tell us about your favorite depot if we haven't listed it here. 
 

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Norman
 
Norman Depot Inc
 
200 South Jones Avenue
 
Norman   OK  73069    
 
Phone   405 360-7969
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.mattisonavenue.net/article.asp?magazine=314
 
Description  station reopened for passenger traffic Jan 2003
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Building Type   Depot
 
Era  1909
 
New or Updated:  2/4/2004

 

  OR
 
Brooks
 
Brooks Historical Society
 
3995 Brooklake Rd NE
 
Brooks  OR   97303    
 
Phone   503 390-0698
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://travelsalem.com/index.htm?reg_destinations2.htm&3
 
Description  on the grounds of Antique Powerland
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type   Depot
 
New or Updated:  3/19/2004

  Canby
 
Canby Depot Museum
 
888 NE 4th Ave
 
PO Box 160
 
Canby  OR   97013    
 
Phone   503 266-6712
 
Web Site  http://www.canby.com/chamber/depot/depot.htm
 
Description  relocated Southern Pacific depot with local history
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Building Type   Depot
 
Era  1887
 
Owner/Operator:  Canby Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  2/20/2004

Oregon
Mill City
Canyon Life Museum
143 Wall Street
Mill City OR  97360
Phone 
503 897-4088
Alt Phone  503 897-2877
Web Site  www.wvi.com/~sherryp/santiam.htm
E-mail mailto:nshs@wvi.com
Description  local museum in railroad depot
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Depot
Owner/Operator:  North Santiam Historical Society

 

 Pennsylvania

  Catawissa

  Catawissa Historical Train Station

  Address

  Catawissa  PA  17820    

  Phone 570 356-2345

  Web Site http://www.caboosenut.com/index.htm

  E-mail  mailto:waltgosh@ptd.net

  Alt Web http://caboosenut.com/Caboose Rent.htm

  Description  centered on caboose collection -- you can rent a caboose as well

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Building Type  Depot

  Collection N-Z   Rolling Stock

  New or Updated: 12/10/2006

  Lewistown
 
PRR Technical  & Historical Society
 
150 Helen Street
 
MAIL PO Box 712  Altoona PA 16603
 
Lewistown   PA    17044    
 
Phone   717 242-1090
 
Web Site  http://www.prrths.com/
 
Description  history of the Pennsylvania Railroad, former station is being prepared to hold
                   
collections
 
Type of Resource   History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Building Type   Depot
 
Collection N-Z  Model Railroad
 
New or Updated:  4/16/2004

  PA
 
Meyersdale
 
Meyersdale Area Historical  Society
 
527 Main Street
 
Meyersdale     PA     15552    
 
Phone   814 634-8654
 
Alt Phone   814 634-0668
 
Web Site  http://www.meyersdalechamber.com/
 
Alt Web  http://www.visitsomersetcounty.com/historic.html
 
Description  fosters preservation activities, owns depot with limited hours, works with                     rails-to-trails program
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Preservation
 
Building Type   Depot
 
New or Updated:    4/24/2004

Pennsylvania
North East
Lake Shore Railway Museum
31 Wall Street
North East  16428
Phone 
814 825-2724
Web Site  www.tourerie.com/lakeshore_railway_museum.shtml
Description  railroad artifacts, several pieces of rolling stock
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Railroad
Building Type  Depot

  PA
 
Portage
 
Portage Station Museum
 
400 Lee Street
 
Portage  PA  15946 
 
Phone   814 736-9223
 
Web Site  http://www.portagestationmuseum.org/
 
Description  remodeled and opened a museum in late 2001
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type   Depot
 
Collection A-F Bottles
 
Group Identity   Library
 
Era  1926
 
Owner/Operator:  Portage Area Historical
 
New or Updated:   5/18/2004

  PA
 
Roaring Spring
 
Roaring Spring Railroad Station
 
Main Street
 
Roaring Spring  PA 16673 
 
Phone   814 224-5755
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Building Type   Depot
 
New or Updated:  5/19/2004

  RI

  West Kingston

  Kingston Station

  1 Railroad Avenue

  MAIL PO Box 191

  West Kingston  RI   02892    

  Web Site  http://www.trainweb.org/kin/

  Description  still actively operating station has been restored, offers museum room

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type  Depot

  Era  1875

  Owner/Operator:  Friends of Kingston Station

  New or Updated:  5/2/2006

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