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Missouri Pacific Passenger Depot

1924

 
 
Missouri Pacific Passenger Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 6, 2018
1. Missouri Pacific Passenger Depot Marker
Inscription.  Increased passenger traffic led railroad officials to replace the old frame depot with the new structure located immediately west of the original site. The frame building was rolled to its present site and became the freight depot.
 
Erected 2008 by City of Washington, Missouri. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, City of Washington series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
 
Location. 38° 33.693′ N, 91° 0.754′ W. Marker is in Washington, Missouri, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of West Front Street and Elm Street, on the right when traveling west on West Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 West Front Street, Washington MO 63090, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wolf Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Pacific House (a few steps from this marker); Henry A. Hartbauer (within shouting distance of this marker); The Civil War Comes to Washington
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Missouri Pacific Railway Station (within shouting distance of this marker); 1865 Missouri Pacific Railroad Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); The "Welcome to Washington" Mural (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington's Railroad History (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
More about this marker.
[Additional plaque above the marker:]
1999 Preservation Award
Washington Passenger
Depot
Built 1923
Washington Preservation, Inc.
 
Missouri Pacific Passenger Depot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), October 6, 2018
2. Missouri Pacific Passenger Depot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 227 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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