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Pennsylvania Railroad Station

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1849, 1868. Helen St. and PA 103

This depot is the only remaining structure of a complex of facilities built at Lewistown Junction by the Pennsylvania Railroad from 1848 on. Originally constructed for freight, it was redesigned as a passenger station in 1868 with a front tower and attached passenger shelters. Completely restored, it now houses the archives of the Pennsylvania Railroad Technical and Historical Society, and provides a waiting room for Amtrak passengers traveling on the Norfolk Southern Railroad.

Writing Credits

George E. Thomas


What's Nearby


George E. Thomas, "Pennsylvania Railroad Station", [, Pennsylvania], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of PA vol 2

Buildings of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia and Eastern Pennsylvania, George E. Thomas, with Patricia Likos Ricci, Richard J. Webster, Lawrence M. Newman, Robert Janosov, and Bruce Thomas. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 435-435.

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