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Orchard Park in Erie County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Orchard Park Depot

 
 
Orchard Park Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
1. Orchard Park Depot Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1911 by
the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway through the generous efforts of wealthy Orchard Park philanthropist, Harry Yates.
In 1971,
the vacant depot and freight house were purchased by local resident developers, Mr. & Mrs. Edmund F. Burke and family.
In 1983,
to insure restoration and preservation of this historic site, the Burke Family generously donated the land and building to the Western New York Railway Historical Society.
The restored 1912 grandeaur
appearence was made possible through energetic labors of the society.
 
Location. 42° 45.516′ N, 78° 44.829′ W. Marker is in Orchard Park, New York, in Erie County. Marker can be reached from South Lincoln Avenue 0.1 miles south of West Highland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is affixed to the depot on the grounds of the Western New York Railway Historical Society at the foot of South Lincoln Avenue near the parking lot for the public library. Marker is in this post office area: Orchard Park NY 14127, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Village of Orchard Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Erie County Agricultural Fair (approx. half a mile away); Orchard Park
Marker between Window and Post image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
2. Marker between Window and Post
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Jolls Homestead (approx. 0.6 miles away); David Eddy (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Orchard Park (approx. one mile away); Obadiah Baker Homestead (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of Erastus D. Webster Homestead (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orchard Park.
 
Also see . . .  Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway Station (Orchard Park, New York) - Wikipedia. National Register of Historic Places - 2007 (Submitted on January 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkRailroads & Streetcars
 
East Corner Orchard Park Depot and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
3. East Corner Orchard Park Depot and Marker
Depot is situated to the compass points as a diamond.
West Corner - Orchard Park Depot image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
4. West Corner - Orchard Park Depot
Orchard Park Freight Depot image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
5. Orchard Park Freight Depot
Orchard Park Freight Depot image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 28, 2015
6. Orchard Park Freight Depot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 31, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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