Delaware Water Gap station (Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad) facts for kids
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The Delaware Water Gap station in 2014 from Interstate 80.
|Location||End of Oak Street near Interstate 80, Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania 18327|
|Opened||May 13, 1856|
|Closed||c. March 1953|
Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Water Gap Station
|Location||Waring Drive, Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architect||Nies, Frank, J.|
|Architectural style||Late Victorian|
|NRHP reference No.||02001431|
|Added to NRHP||November 27, 2002|
The Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad Water Gap Station is located in Delaware Water Gap, Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Service to Delaware Water Gap along what became known as the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad started on May 13, 1856. The station structure was designed by architect Frank J. Nies and built in 1903. It consists of two separate one-story brick buildings, a station house and freight house, joined by a common concrete platform and slate covered hipped roof. It is reflective of the Late Victorian style. The station closed to passenger service in March 1953, and was sold to the Borough in 1958.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 27, 2002.
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