THI and E Interurban Depot-Substation

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THI and E Interurban Depot-Substation
THI and E Interurban Depot-Substation in Plainfield.jpg
THI and E Interurban Depot-Substation, June 2011
THI and E Interurban Depot-Substation is located in Indiana
THI and E Interurban Depot-Substation
THI and E Interurban Depot-Substation is located in the US
THI and E Interurban Depot-Substation
Location401 S. Vine St., Plainfield, Indiana
Coordinates39°42′1″N 86°24′1″W / 39.70028°N 86.40028°W / 39.70028; -86.40028Coordinates: 39°42′1″N 86°24′1″W / 39.70028°N 86.40028°W / 39.70028; -86.40028
Arealess than one acre
Built1907 (1907)
Architectural styleItalianate
NRHP reference #02001562[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 19, 2002

THI and E Interurban Depot-Substation, also known as Plainfield Interurban Depot, is a historic interurban train station located at Plainfield, Hendricks County, Indiana. It was built in 1907 by the Terre Haute, Indianapolis and Eastern Traction Company. The building consisted of a small brick passenger / cargo depot in the front facing the street and track plus a large, two-story repair facility and power conversion AC to DC substation at the rear. Holes in the upper part of the substation walls are where electrical transmission wires entered and left. It has Italianate style design elements in the round arched window openings. The passenger depot section is topped by a series of red clay tile hipped roofs. Interurban transportation for Plainfield ceased on January 10, 1940. The building was subsequently used as an American Legion post.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2016-04-01. Note: This includes Julie Zent (April 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: THI and E Interurban Depot-Substation" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-01. and Accompanying photographs.