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Limon Heritage Depot Museum, Schoolhouse, and Railroad Park

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899 1st St.

The Rock Island depot has been repeatedly devastated by natural causes and repeatedly rebuilt. Despite the loss of architectural integrity, it retains the elongated look of a depot, with its trackside bay and antique rolling stock, including a dining car. The two-block site of the Rock Island's now vanished roundhouse, water tower, and shops has been converted to a park. Among the attractions is the last of the county's sixty-eight one-room Schoolhouses, a relocated front-gabled model with a protruding entry and shiplap siding, dating from 1905.

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Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Limon Heritage Depot Museum, Schoolhouse, and Railroad Park", [Limon, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-LN07.

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Buildings of Colorado, Thomas J. Noel. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 269-269.

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