Southern Railway Depot - Leeds, Alabama
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scooter Bill
N 33° 32.635 W 086° 32.346
16S E 542789 N 3711683
Quick Description: Built in 1884, this restored historic depot is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location: Alabama, United States
Date Posted: 9/26/2007 6:26:49 PM
Waymark Code: WM29CY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 82

Long Description:
Built in 1884 for Georgia-Pacific Railway, now a Norfolk-Southern line, this charming rail depot was restored by the City of Leeds 100 years later.
32 coats of paint and six layers of floor were removed during the restoration. A stationmaster's cupola that had been removed while putting on a new roof was restored.
In 1999, the baggage room was renovated and turned into a public meeting hall. The depot is still undergoing restoration today.
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?:
Public Meeting Hall


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

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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