PRR passenger station in Sheffield PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member miatabug
N 41° 42.183 W 079° 01.967
17T E 663679 N 4618676
Quick Description: Pennsylvania Railroad passenger station in Sheffield Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 2/26/2007 10:14:27 AM
Waymark Code: WM18VW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 72

Long Description:
We first visited this station in the fall of 2005 while searching for a benchmark on the building. The attached images were taken in January 2007 when we returned with a friend. The station is not in use, but appears to be undergoing restoration. The Pennsylvania Railroading homepage (visit link) lists the station as in poor condition and boarded-up. When we were here in the fall, the station was not boarded, but appeared to be abandoned. When we visited in January 2007 there was clearly work being done inside. Some of the old station items are still inside. One annotated photo identies the men's waiting room.

June 2007 update. The station is currently being restored to serve as a museum of local history
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No

Is the station/depot open to the public?: No

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Pennsylvania Railroad

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?: Not listed

Station/Depot Web Site: Not listed

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