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Wabash Combination Depot--Moravia - Moravia, Iowa
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Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member SecurB
N 40° 53.517 W 092° 49.509
15T E 514729 N 4526777
Quick Description: Historic former railroad depot now museum in the small community of Moravia, Iowa.
Location: Iowa, United States
Date Posted: 12/9/2009 9:17:11 PM
Waymark Code: WM7VY3
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Long Description:
The Moravia Wabash Depot is a standard plan combination depot built in 1903. The depot display a combination of styles including Eastlake Stick and Queen Anne. The depot is unaltered both inside and out. The depot is a good example of a rural combination depot of the early 1900's.

The restored depot is now the Wabash Depot Museum with displays of rail road artifacts, an operational model trail lay out. On the grounds of the depot is a restored railroad section car.

Wabash Combination Depot--Moravia (added 1996 - Building - #96001158)
Also known as Moravia Wabash Depot
W. North St., near jct. with Brandon St., Moravia

Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wabash Railroad
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Stick/Eastlake
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum
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