Laurel station (Mississippi)

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Laurel
LaurelMississippiTrainStation.jpg
Location 230 North Maple Street
Laurel, MS
United States
Coordinates 31°41′32″N 89°07′41″W / 31.6922°N 89.1280°W / 31.6922; -89.1280Coordinates: 31°41′32″N 89°07′41″W / 31.6922°N 89.1280°W / 31.6922; -89.1280
Line(s) Norfolk Southern Railway
Platforms 1 side platform
Tracks 1
Other information
Station code LAU
History
Opened 1913
Traffic
Passengers (2013) 5,264[1]Decrease 4%
Services
Preceding station   BSicon LOGO Amtrak2.svg Amtrak   Following station
toward New Orleans
Crescent
New Orleans and Northeastern Railroad Depot
Laurel station (Mississippi) is located in Mississippi
Laurel station (Mississippi)
Laurel station (Mississippi) is located in the US
Laurel station (Mississippi)
Location Maple St., Laurel, Mississippi
Coordinates 31°41′32″N 89°7′39″W / 31.69222°N 89.12750°W / 31.69222; -89.12750
Area 2.3 acres (0.9 ha)
Built 1913
Architectural style Bungalow/craftsman
NRHP Reference # 95001192[2]
Added to NRHP October 31, 1995

Laurel is an Amtrak station at 230 North Maple Street in the heart of downtown Laurel, Mississippi. Currently served by Amtrak's Crescent passenger train, the station was originally built in 1913 by the New Orleans and Northeastern Railroad, which was acquired in 1916 by the Southern Railway.

The station has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since October 31, 1995.

Station postcard from early 1900s

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Amtrak Fact Sheet, FY2013, State of Mississippi" (PDF). Amtrak. November 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2013. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 

External links[edit]

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