Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Company Depot

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Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Company Depot
Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Company Depot.jpg
Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Company Depot is located in Louisiana
Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Company Depot
Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Company Depot is located in USA
Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Company Depot
Location 100 S. River Rd., Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Coordinates 30°26′47″N 91°11′24″W / 30.44639°N 91.19000°W / 30.44639; -91.19000Coordinates: 30°26′47″N 91°11′24″W / 30.44639°N 91.19000°W / 30.44639; -91.19000
Built 1925
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP Reference # 94000463[1]
Added to NRHP May 19, 1994
Illinois Central's 333 steam engine at the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Company Depot

The Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Company Depot is located at 100 South River Road. in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It was also known as the Illinois Central Railroad Station. The building currently houses the Louisiana Art and Science Museum.[2]

The architectural style of the building is considered Classical Revival.[3] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1994 (Building - #94000463)[4]

IC-333, a 0-6-0 steam engine formerly owned by the Charles Black Sand & Gravel Company of Fluker, LA, is on display just outside the building. Several passenger cars previously on display have been removed. As of 2011, IC-333 and its tender have been removed from the site as well.

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  1. ^ Staff (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "LOUISIANA ART AND SCIENCE MUSEUM". www.lasm.org. Archived from the original on 2008-05-06. Retrieved 2008-05-29. 
  3. ^ "Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad Company Depot - Archiplanet". www.archiplanet.org. Retrieved 2008-05-29. 
  4. ^ "National Register of Historical Places - LOUISIANA (LA), East Baton Rouge County". www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com. Retrieved 2008-05-29. 

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  Former services  
Preceding station   Illinois Central   Following station
toward New Orleans
Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad
Main Line
toward Memphis
Terminus Baton Rouge – Hammond
toward Hammond