Gassaway station

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Gassaway Depot
Gassaway Depot.jpg
Gassaway Depot in August 2010
Gassaway station is located in West Virginia
Gassaway station
Gassaway station is located in the US
Gassaway station
LocationBetween 4th and 5th Sts., Gassaway, West Virginia
Coordinates38°40′16″N 80°46′36″W / 38.67111°N 80.77667°W / 38.67111; -80.77667Coordinates: 38°40′16″N 80°46′36″W / 38.67111°N 80.77667°W / 38.67111; -80.77667
Arealess than one acre
Built1914
Architectural styleRomanesque Revival
NRHP reference #94000215[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 17, 1994

Gassaway station, also known as Coal & Coke Railway Company Depot, is a historic railway depot located at Gassaway, Braxton County, West Virginia. It was built in 1914, by the Coal and Coke Railway and later acquired by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. It is a two-story, brick and stone, Romanesque Revival-style building measuring 78 feet wide and 35 feet deep. It features two projecting pavilions, each 26 feet long and projecting 6 feet. It has a hipped roof with red ceramic "French tile." Passenger service ceased in 1953, and the depot continued use as a maintenance shop through 1988.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994 as the Gassaway Depot.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Michael Gioulis and Jane Dyer (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Gassaway Depot" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-02.