Old Union Station, Raleigh NC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member PFF
N 35° 46.638 W 078° 38.622
17S E 712982 N 3961809
Quick Description: Two-story Union Station, built in 1890 and converted to business use.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/31/2007 2:48:54 AM
Waymark Code: WM1C23
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Rayman
Views: 156

Long Description:
Additions have been made at the rear of the building, which somewhat disguises its original appearance. And, the tracks are gone. Positive identification was made by a USGS benchmark (EZ0719) embedded in the southeast wall.

The original roof line is clearly visible in the aerial photograph. Union Station also was used by Southern and Norfolk-Southern. It is at the corner of Dawson Street and West Martin Street, next door to the Raleigh Central Fire Station, and across the street from a city park.

The WebSite link will be useful to anyone interested in railroad structures.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No

Is the station/depot open to the public?: No

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
Subdivided for business use.


What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Southern

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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