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Crawford Depot (Crawford, Georgia)

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Built  1848
Opened  1848
Added to NRHP  27 May 1977
NRHP Reference #  77000441
Area  4,500 m²
Crawford Depot (Crawford, Georgia) httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Location  U.S. 78, Crawford, Georgia
Built by  Georgia Railroad Company

Crawford Depot is a historic train station in Crawford, Oglethorpe County, Georgia. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 27, 1977. The depot is located on U.S. 78; it dates from ca. 1848 and is used to house the Oglethorpe County Chamber of Commerce.

According to local history, the building was constructed from Lithonia granite crossties which had been used by the Georgia Railroad. It's a rare example of a stone depot built by the Georgia Railroad.

It is a one-story granite building approximately 41 feet (12 m) by 91 feet (28 m) in dimension. It is the only surviving stone depot building of the Georgia Railroad.

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Crawford Depot (Crawford, Georgia) Wikipedia


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