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Norfolk & Western Railway, Petersburg Freight Depot, 5-7 River Street, Petersburg, VA



B&W Photos

HB1194253
BWPhotos 381627

HB1194254
BWPhotos 381628

HB1194255
BWPhotos 381629

HB1194256
BWPhotos 381630

HB1194257
BWPhotos 381631

HB1194258
BWPhotos 381632

HB1194259
BWPhotos 381633

HB1194260
BWPhotos 381634

HB1194261
BWPhotos 381635

HB1194262
BWPhotos 381636

HB1194263
BWPhotos 381637


Item Title
BWPhotos 381637

Location
Petersburg Freight Depot, 5-7 River Street, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS VA-1353
Building/structure dates: 1917 initial construction
See also HAER VA-28 for additional documentation.

Significance: The Norfolk & Western Railway Petersburg Freight Depot is a little-altered example of an early twentieth-century railroad freight office and depot. The building is one of several railroad buildings that survive from a much larger complex and is a contributing resource in the Old Town Petersburg Historic District. The Norfolk & Western Railway Company and its predecessor companies made a significant contribution to the development of Petersburg and the surrounding area.

Subjects
Brick Buildings
Shopping
Freight Terminals


Related Names
Bolling, Robert B.
Walker, Sandy
Robertson, John T.
Keily, A. M.
Dannon, Alexander
Leddy, John
Tucher, Rob, Photographer
Casella, Richard M., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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