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Providence & Worcester Railroad, Freight House, Canal Street, Providence, Providence County, RI

Providence & Worcester Railroad, Freight House, Canal Street, Providence, Providence County, RI

 
 
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Significance: The freight house was part of one of the first major railroad stations in America. It was also one of the first structures built in the Romanesque style and one of the only surviving structures of its architect Thomas A. Tefft.
Survey number: HAER RI-3
Building/structure dates: 1847-1848 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1898 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1908 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1973 Demolished

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Tefft, Thomas A
Providence & Worcester Railroad
Penn Central Railroad
New York, New Haven, & Hartford Railroad
Clement, Daniel E, historian
Renchaw, Clifford B, historian
Harrington, Richard B, historian
deBoer, Cornelis J, delineator
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