Lansdowne Station - Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bluejacket01
N 39° 56.227 W 075° 16.297
18S E 476793 N 4420813
Quick Description: Lansdowne station was designed by the architect Frank Furness and built by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1880.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 7/4/2010 12:23:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM961Y
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
Views: 2

Long Description:
According to Pennsylvania Railroad Stations Past and Present 'This station was designed by Frank Furness and has seen much use. It was badly damaged by fire a few years ago, but has been lovingly restored. The PRR "Keystone" Station sign, resplendent in Tuscan red and gold, gleams from the platform overhang.' A Wikipedia description is available http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lansdowne_%28SEPTA_station%29
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: Yes

Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: The West Chester & Philadelphia Railroad; The Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad; The Pennsylvania Railroad; The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?: Not listed

Station/Depot Web Site: Not listed

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