Fairport Station
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChileHead
N 43° 06.150 W 077° 26.526
18T E 301275 N 4775092
Quick Description: Former Fairport station for the Electric train.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 11/27/2008 5:06:47 AM
Waymark Code: WM589F
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TheBeanTeam
Views: 17

Long Description:
The Rochester, Syracuse and Eastern railroad was a double track electric interurban trolley, finest in New York State. It operated from 1906 to 1931 with 99 stops between Rochester and Syracuse. This passenger/freight station opened in 1911 at a cost of $6,000. It was one of 8 such structures and has had many uses over the years. It is now privately owned.
Almost all the former track bed in Perinton has become a hiking and biking path maintained by the Town of Perinton.
Is the station/depot currently used for railroad purposes?: No

Is the station/depot open to the public?: Yes

If the station/depot is not being used for railroad purposes, what is it currently used for?:
This is currently a retail store, a sewing shop.

What rail lines does/did the station/depot serve?: Rochester, Syracuse and Eastern Electric Trolley

Station/Depot Web Site: [Web Link]

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