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Chesapeake and Ohio Heritage Center (C&O Railroad Freight Depot)

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C&O Railroad Freight Depot
1896. 705 Main St.

This one-story brick depot, with a steep gable roof like others of its type within the C&O system, is distinguished by the recessed, stepped panels at both gable ends, overhanging eaves with brackets, and wide segmental-arched openings. The C&O Historical Society operates the depot as a museum featuring railroad rolling stock from different eras.

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Author: 
Anne Carter Lee

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