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Cullman in Cullman County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cullman Railroad Depot

 
 
Cullman Railroad Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
1. Cullman Railroad Depot Marker
Inscription.  The Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company completed building this Mission Style depot in 1913. When the tracks were laid below ground level, it replaced Cullman's first station located on First Avenue at Third Street, SW.
Passenger service was discontinued in 1968. This building then was used by CSX section crews until it was purchased by the City of Cullman, March 23, 1990.
Restoration began in February, 1991, funded by donations from Cullman County Historical Society, citizens of Cullman County, and public grants.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places, June 17, 1976.
 
Erected 1996 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsRailroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 34° 10.774′ N, 86° 50.687′ W. Marker is in Cullman, Alabama, in Cullman County. Marker is on Arnold Street, on the right when traveling east. In front of Cullman Train Depot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 Arnold St NE, Cullman AL 35055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Cullman Railroad Depot image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 20, 2010
2. Cullman Railroad Depot
distance of this marker. Cullman, Alabama (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johann Gottfried Cullmann (about 400 feet away); King Pharr Canning Company Operated Here (about 800 feet away); “Die Deutsche Kolonie Von Nord Alabama” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Weiss Cottage (approx. 0.4 miles away); Sand Mountain Plateau (approx. half a mile away); Evangelical Protestant Church (approx. half a mile away); Betz Addition Historic District (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cullman.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,570 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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