North Creek in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The North Creek Railroad Depot
The dpot is a simple, rectangular, gable-roofed building with broad overhanging strut-supported roof. The exterior of the “stick style” building is covered with vertical boards with batten stips, a decorative element referred to as “carpenter gothic revival”. The only strong decorative elements are the “hoods” over the depot’s windows and doors which come from the contemporary Italianate influences of the period. At the depot’s south end, a gable-roofed open pavilion was added in
An analysis of paint samples indicated that the station’s experior was painted a light brown called “Johnsburg Brown”, a poaint made locally, using clay as a pigment. The label molding was painted green and the tall narrow window sashed red.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1871.
Location. 43° 41.86′ N, 73° 59.149′ W. Marker is in North Creek, New York, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Railroad Place 0.1 miles east of Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 Railroad Place, North Creek NY 12853, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Johnsburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Creek Turntable (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gore Mountain Gondola Cabin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Engine House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Barton MinesAdirondack Railway Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); North Creek Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Theodore Roosevelt (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Creek.
Also see . . . North Creek Depot Museum. (Submitted on August 30, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2019, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.