Hiltons, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 39.298 W 082° 28.009
17S E 368896 N 4057600
Quick Description: Railroad depot is being maintained, although the tracks are gone.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 10/24/2009 8:42:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM7GQ0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 2

Long Description:
While nicely painted with a newer asphalt shingle roof, the Hiltons depot does not appear to be in formal use. The grounds were being mowed. The rails have been removed, although a crossing sign remains nearby. Past discussion was held about making the path a rails-to-trails conversion.

11/5/09 update: Per American-Rails.com link Duffield: The passenger station originally built by the Southern Railway here still stands, moved to Hilton. so this depot might have been in Duffield. The current "depot" in Duffield was a movie prop.

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?:
No use, but facility is being maintained


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

Station/Depot Web Site: Not listed

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