Midland Continental Railroad Depot

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Midland Continental Railroad Depot
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Midland Continental Railroad Depot is located in North Dakota
Midland Continental Railroad Depot
Midland Continental Railroad Depot is located in the United States
Midland Continental Railroad Depot
Location401 Railway St., Wimbledon, North Dakota
Coordinates47°10′14″N 98°27′33″W / 47.17056°N 98.45917°W / 47.17056; -98.45917Coordinates: 47°10′14″N 98°27′33″W / 47.17056°N 98.45917°W / 47.17056; -98.45917
Arealess than one acre
Built1913
Built byMidland Continental Railroad; Hurning, Harry H.
Architectural stylePattern Depot, Other
NRHP reference #03000870[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 3, 2003

The Midland Continental Railroad Depot in Wimbledon, North Dakota, United States, was built in 1913 and was moved in 1920. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1]

It is a combination passenger and freight depot, designed to allow one person to operate both functions and also to be built quickly and economically. It was deemed significant as the only surviving Midland Continental Railroad balloon-frame railroad station.[2]

The depot is now the Midland Continental Depot Transportation Museum, with displays about the Midland Continental Railroad and local singer Peggy Lee, whose father was the depot agent from 1934-1937.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ F. Stewart Mitchell (July 3, 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Midland Continental Railroad Depot". National Park Service. and accompanying photos

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