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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.
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)

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.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Chesapeake and Ohio Heritage Center (C&O Railroad Freight Depot)", [Clifton Forge, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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