Pennsboro B&O Depot

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Pennsboro B&O Depot
Pennsboro B&O Depot.jpg
Eastern end
Pennsboro B&O Depot is located in West Virginia
Pennsboro B&O Depot
Pennsboro B&O Depot is located in the US
Pennsboro B&O Depot
Location Corner of Broadway St. and Collins Ave., Pennsboro, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°17′6″N 80°58′7″W / 39.28500°N 80.96861°W / 39.28500; -80.96861Coordinates: 39°17′6″N 80°58′7″W / 39.28500°N 80.96861°W / 39.28500; -80.96861
Area less than 1-acre (4,000 m2)
Built 1883
Architect B&O Railroad
Architectural style Stick/Eastlake
NRHP Reference #

07000242

[1]
Added to NRHP March 27, 2007

Pennsboro B&O Depot is a historic railway depot located at Pennsboro, Ritchie County, West Virginia. It is a one story brick building built on two sections. It was constructed by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, with the first section built in 1883, and the second added around 1900. It consists of three rooms and is approximately 1,315 square feet (122.2 m2) in size.[2] It was restored by the Ritchie County Historical Museum and open as a railroad museum and community center.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007.[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. ^ Suzanne W. Hadley (September 2006). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Pennsboro B&O Depot" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-07-09. 

External links[edit]

Preceding station   Baltimore and Ohio   Following station
toward St. Louis
St. Louis Line
toward Cumberland