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Nevada-California-Oregon Railway Passenger Station Building
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 42° 11.366 W 120° 21.339
10T E 718355 N 4674194
Quick Description: This building was the Nevada-California-Oregon Railway’s Lakeview Station and was built in 1912.
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 11/12/2007 1:05:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM2JNP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member snfromky
Views: 72

Long Description:
The community of Lakeview was established in 1876. The Nevada-California-Oregon narrow gauge railroad started from Reno, Nevada in 1881 and reached Alturas, California in 1908. The town of Lakevfiew donated land for a train depot in 1911 and convinced the railroad be extended north to Lakeview, which was only planned to New Pine Creek. The railroad reached Lakeview on January 10, 1912. The Mission Revival style two-story brick Lakeview Depot was completed in 1912 and the grand opening was held on November 5 . In 1928 the Southern Pacific acquired the line and converted it to standard gauge, but reduced passenger service to three days a week. Passenger service ended December 2, 1937. Freight service by the Southern Pacific ended July 15, 1975 and the depot was closed and sold. The building is currently a private residence.
Most of the above information comes from the Lake County Museum website (http://www.lakecountymuseum.com/).
Street address:
1400 Center St.
Lakeview, OR United States
97630


County / Borough / Parish: Lake

Year listed: 1983

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1875-1949

Historic function: Transportation

Current function: Private residence

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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