Designed by the chief engineer for the Norfolk and Western Railway, this is an example of a once-common design used for the company's passenger stations. The rectangular brick building is dominated by a tall, wide, hipped roof that extends to provide a bracketed canopy around all sides of the structure. The roof is accented by hipped-roofed dormers and a Tudor Revival half-timbered gable above a bay window projection on the trackside wall. Passenger service stopped in 1971. Currently housing offices, the building is a reminder of the importance of the railroad to southwestern Virginia towns at the turn of the twentieth century.
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Marion Railway Depot
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