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Five North Carolina Railroad Stations and Other Railroad and Traction Structures in


Former Union depot. Used by Raleigh & Gaston Railroad, Southern, Seaboard Air Line and Norfolk Southern. Built in 1890. Now occupied by a business.

1910 photo from the Art Peterson collection

Rear view of the depot and tracks when still in use. Photographer unknown.
From the collection of Brian Ezzelle who received the photo from John F Gilbert.

Former Raleigh & Gaston Railroad and Seaboard Coast Line Building. The building was relocated in the 1980s to a location near the the North Carolina Governor's mansion.

Photographer unknown

Former Seaboard Air Line steam era coal loading facility.

Art Peterson Collection

Former Seaboard Air Line depot built in 1942. Now houses a business.

Platforms while the station was still operating

Station interior

Station interior

Building abandoned and boarded up

Abandoned platforms and track

Last northbound Amtrak Silver Star on the old SAL main north of Raleigh.

North Carolina Railroad Co. headquarters in Raleigh.

Norfolk Southern general offices in Raleigh.

1974 photo coutersy of Brain Ezzelle

Sign in front of the CSX Transportation offices in Raleigh.

Amtrak station on Cabarrus Street, built in 1950.

Former freight depot on Cabarrus Street, built in 1920, and occupied by several different businesses.

Former Norfolk Southern freight depot at 518 Jones Street, circa. 1910. Now occupied by a restaurant.

Former Norfolk Southern General Office, 2000 Capital Blvd., Raleigh. Now occupied by a business.

Seaboard Air Line Railway / Norfolk Southern Boylan Tower

Library of Congress photo from Historic American Engineering Review, April 1981.

Former Raleigh Electric Co. trolley power house at 505 Jones Street, circa. 1900. Also occupied by a restaurant.

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