Montgomery in Montgomery County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Train Shed 1897
National Historic Landmark
once so much a part of the
urban scene, remain.
Designed by railroad
engineers, it illustrates the
beginnings of that technology
which made possible the
skyscrapers and bridges
Erected by City of Montgomery.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Landmarks • Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 32° 22.846′ N, 86° 18.839′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Water Street. Located between the old Union Station and the train tracks. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 Water Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rainbow Soldier (within shouting distance of this marker); Transportation and Commerce (within shouting distance of this marker); Return from the Argonne Montgomery (within shouting distance of this marker); Europeans Along the Alabama River (within shouting distance of this marker); The Domestic Slave Trade / Slave Transportation to Montgomery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alabama River: The Grand Avenue (about 300 feet away); Struggle For Colonial Empire (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montgomery.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on station and shed. (Submitted on April 18, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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