Charlottesville C&O station
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Tue Feb 28 18:27:28 EST 2012
Some company now owns the former C&O station, but I don't remember the
name. The station platform has been completely enclosed, so it's not
photogenic on the trackside. The street side is basically unaltered,
however. An abandoned C&O coaling tower still stands a short distance east
of the station.
On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 11:26 PM, NW Mailing List
<nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org>wrote:
> I've been there and probably photographed both stations, but I'd have to
> go dig up the negs to be sure...
> What is in the former C&O station now?
> On 2/27/2012 3:13 PM, NW Mailing List wrote:
> The C&O's main station was on E. Water St., built about 1905 and still
> standing, though an earlier station may have been on the site. The Union
> depot off Main St. that the C&O shared with the SR (now used by Amtrak) was
> built a few years earlier, and remodeled about 1905-1910. I can't recall
> when or why the C&O sold its Water St. station, but it has probably been
> reported before in the C&O Historical Society magazine, an excellent
> J. Kelling
> On Sun, Feb 26, 2012 at 8:57 AM, NW Mailing List <nw-mailing-list at nwhs.org
> > wrote:
>> C. Chamberlayne asked: "What was the station name for the downtown C & O
>> station in Charlottesville?" It was named the Main Steet Station. It's
>> telegraph call was MO. When scanner radios were a novelty in the 1970s,
>> the yard personnel called the yardmaster "Mm-Oh."
>> Abram commented that with telegraphy, station names and numbers weren't
>> spelled out when copying and repeating train orders. His posting was very
>> informative for this green operator.
>> Good morning,
>> Frank Scheer
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