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Salem Passenger Station & Freight Depot, 500 Thirteenth Street Southeast, Salem, Marion, OR

Salem Passenger Station & Freight Depot, 500 Thirteenth Street Southeast, Salem, Marion, OR

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Summary

Significance: It is significant as an execution of a standard Southern Pacific Railroad depot design in the early 1900s. The station is typical of depots of this era, but is architecturally unique within the Oregon context. Similar stations exist in Reno, NV, Ogden, UT, and Oakland, CA. The station has been in continuous use as a rail station since its completion in 1918, and retains its original architectural and functional integrity...
Survey number: HABS OR-184
Building/structure dates: 1889 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1918 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Southern Pacific Railway, builder
Louter, David, transmitter
Oregon Department of Transportation, sponsor
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Location

Salem (Or.)44.93234, -123.02822
Google Map of 44.9323363, -123.0282209
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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