Cochecton (Erie Railroad station)

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COCHECTON
LAKE HUNTINGTON
Cochecton Station - May 2015.jpg
The Cochecton station in May 2015.
Location Depot Road, Cochecton, New York 12726 (former location)
8561 Route 97, Cochecton, New York 12726 (current location)
Line(s) Main Line (Delaware Division)
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 2
Construction
Platform levels 1
Other information
Station code 3057[1]
History
Opened 1850; 167 years ago (1850)
Closed November 1966; 50 years ago (November 1966)[2]
Services
Preceding station   Erie Railroad   Following station
Main Line
Cochecton Railroad Station
Cochecton (Erie Railroad station) is located in New York
Cochecton (Erie Railroad station)
Cochecton (Erie Railroad station) is located in the US
Cochecton (Erie Railroad station)
Nearest city Cochecton, New York
Coordinates 41°43′4″N 75°2′46″W / 41.71778°N 75.04611°W / 41.71778; -75.04611Coordinates: 41°43′4″N 75°2′46″W / 41.71778°N 75.04611°W / 41.71778; -75.04611
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Built 1850
Architectural style Greek Revival
MPS Upper Delaware Valley, New York and Pennsylvania MPS
NRHP Reference # 05000172[3]
Added to NRHP March 16, 2005

Cochecton Railroad Station is a historic train station located at Cochecton in Sullivan County, New York. It was built about 1850 by the Erie Railroad as a freight station. It is a large, 1-story frame building with Greek Revival style details. The 1 12-story, rectangular building measures 30 feet wide and 50 feet deep and is topped by a gable roof.[4] It is the oldest surviving station in New York state.[5] It was moved from its original site in the early 1990s to be saved from demolition.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Station Names and Numbers". Jersey City, New Jersey: Erie Railroad. May 1, 1916. Retrieved October 11, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Erie Lackawanna Time Table - Effective November 28, 1966" (PDF). Erie Lackawanna Railroad. November 28, 1966. Retrieved October 11, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ Mary Curtis (May 1992). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Cochecton Railroad Station". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-06-26.  See also: "Accompanying photo". 
  5. ^ Woolever, Charles P. (1 January 2009). "Existing Railroad Stations in New York State". Retrieved 2011-05-28.