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East Rochester in Monroe County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Penfield Station

 
 
Penfield Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 30, 2017
1. Penfield Station Marker
Inscription.
Penfield Station
Built in 1884, it served as the
main freight/passenger terminal
for the New York Central Railroad
until 1900. It continued as a freight
house until the 1960s when it
became a local commercial establishment.
East Rochester local history

 
Location. 43° 7.003′ N, 77° 29.303′ W. Marker is in East Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Street (New York State Route 153) and Despatch Drive on North Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Station Road, East Rochester NY 14445, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. School District No. 9 (a few steps from this marker); Water Tower (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eddie James "Son" House Jr. (approx. mile away); The Piano Works (approx. mile away); Perinton Hotel (approx. mile away); Site of Tunnel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eyer Block (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rialto Theater (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in East Rochester.
 
Also see . . .  Despatch Junction. The new station building is many yards from the marker, due to the grade separation of the
Penfield Station Marker - Northward image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 30, 2017
2. Penfield Station Marker - Northward
railroad tracks from North Washington Street. This link is for the model train business at the station. It states that construction of the present station building was finished in 2015. (Submitted on January 30, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 155 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 30, 2017, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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