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Freight and Express Building

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1907, Nevada Northern Railroad
  • Freight and Express Building (Julie Nicoletta)

This one-story, wood-frame building, measureing 40 by 160 feet, contained the freight and express shipping facilities of the railroad, located in the west and east ends respectively. The building stood just to the west of the passenger depot—a typical arrangement when a station had separate passenger and freight depots. Vertical boards and battens cover the long north and south sides. Little used since 1985, the structure, now a storage area, contains a wide range of railroad documents, equipment, and fixtures dating back several decades.

Writing Credits

Julie Nicoletta


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Julie Nicoletta, "Freight and Express Building", [Ely, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 179-179.

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