Bristol Railroad Station - Bristol, Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon
N 36° 35.714 W 082° 10.823
17S E 394417 N 4050620
Quick Description: The Bristol Railroad Station is located on the Virginia Side of State Street and served both Bristol, Virginia and Tennessee.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 6/8/2008 9:24:00 AM
Waymark Code: WM3YZN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 130

Long Description:
The Norfolk and Western Railway built the Bristol Railroad Station in 1902, to replace an earlier freight depot. The current building has a two-story tower, which is its most distinguishing feature. For most of the 20th Century this stations served the region as both a freight and passenger depot. While the station is no longer in use as a railway station, it remains an important part of Bristol’s landscape and is currently home to a small commercial mall.
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?:
Local Commercial Mall


What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Norfolk & Western

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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