Western Maryland Railway Station (Hagerstown, Maryland)
Western Maryland Railway Station
The former train station in 2013, now used as a police station.
|Location||Burhans Blvd., Hagerstown, Maryland|
|Area||1.5 acres (0.61 ha)|
|NRHP Reference #||76001019|
|Added to NRHP||April 22, 1976|
Western Maryland Railway Station is a historic railway station in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland. It was built in 1913 as a stop for the Western Maryland Railway. It is a 2 1⁄2-story hip roof brick building, reflecting the influence of the Commercial Style of the early 20th century. The building features overscaled Classical detailing, a stone foundation, and a massive, modillioned cornice with stone disks defining each bay. The building is also encircled by a one-story porch that has a cantilevered roof on three sides.
The Western Maryland Railway ended passenger train service to the Hagerstown station in June 1957.:266
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Ronald L. Andrews (August 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Western Maryland Railway Station" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01.
- Cook, Roger; Zimmermann, Karl (1992). The Western Maryland Railway: Fireballs and Black Diamonds (2nd ed.). Laurys Station, Pennsylvania: Garrigues House. ISBN 0-9620844-4-1.
- Rubin, Mary H. (2010). Hagerstown: Images of America: a history of American life in images and texts. Then and Now Series. Arcadia Publishing. p. 51. ISBN 9780738585840.
- Western Maryland Railway Station, Washington County, including photo from 1991, at Maryland Historical Trust
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