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Historic Pulaski Railway Station

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1888, George T. Pearson; 1989–1994, 2010 restorations. 20 S. Washington Ave.
  • (Virginia Department of Historic Resources)

Built for the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, this long one-story former station of rough-faced stone is covered with a slate hipped roof punctuated by tall paneled brick chimneys and decorated with iron cresting along the ridgeline. The curved and hipped dormers also have cresting and are further adorned with iron finials. The roof extends to form a deep overhang, which is supported by the roof's rafters and metal columns with curvilinear brackets. This station served as a handsome gateway to the town. After a fire in 2008 the station was restored and is now occupied by a bicycle store.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Historic Pulaski Railway Station", [Pulaski, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Virginia vol 2

Buildings of Virginia: Valley, Piedmont, Southside, and Southwest, Anne Carter Lee and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 446-446.

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