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Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Station
Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Station in 2010
|Location||111 Washington Street,
|Area||2.25 acres (0.91 ha)|
|Architectural style||Late Victorian|
|NRHP reference No.||95000891|
|Added to NRHP||July 21, 1995|
The Pennsylvania Railroad Freight Station, also called the Chartiers Valley Railway Freight Station, is a historic, former train station building in Washington, Pennsylvania. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 21, 1995.
It is designated as a historic public landmark by the Washington County History & Landmarks Foundation.
The station was built in 1871 for Chartiers Valley Railroad and was leased later that year to the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and St. Louis Railroad (PC&StL). The Chartiers Valley Railroad was merged with the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad (PCC&StL) in 1907. The Pennsylvania Railroad leased the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad (PCC&StL) in 1921. The Pennsylvania Railroad was eventually merged with the New York Central Railroad to form Penn Central. Penn Central declared bankruptcy on 1970 and the station was sold to a private individual, instead of being transferred with the rest of Penn Central's assets to Conrail in 1976.
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