Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Depot - Atwood, KS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog
N 39° 40.030 W 101° 02.785
14S E 324466 N 4392818
Quick Description: The Atwood Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Depot, once in downtown Atwood, has been relocated to the northwest side of Lake Atwood - in Atwood, Kansas.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 1/7/2021 10:33:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM13MEG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy Depot for Atwood was constructed in 1889. This two-story "combination" depot had living quarters for the station master and his family on the second floor. Having outlived its purpose, the depot was relocated to the northwest corner of Lake Atwood, where it now houses a non-profit crafts co-op. A caboose, in Burlington Northern livery, is nearby.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No

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

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
Non-profit craft co-op


What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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