Connellsville Union Passenger Depot

Connellsville Union Passenger Depot, also known as the Connellsville Pittsburgh & Lake Erie Station, is a historic railway station located at Connellsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania. It was built between 1911 and 1912 by the Pittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad and Western Maryland Railway. It is a 1 1/2-story, rectangular brick building measuring 109 feet by 28 feet. It features a three-story tower, wide overhanging eaves, and hipped roofs on the building and tower covered in blue-green Spanish terra cotta tiles. It is in an American Craftsman style of architecture. It ceased use as a passenger station in 1939, after which it housed a car dealership and auto parts store. It was purchased by the Youghiogheny Opalescent Glass Company in the spring of 1995.[2]

Connellsville Union Passenger Depot
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Connellsville Union Passenger Depot, July 2009
Connellsville Union Passenger Depot is located in Pennsylvania
Connellsville Union Passenger Depot
Connellsville Union Passenger Depot is located in the United States
Connellsville Union Passenger Depot
Location900 W. Crawford Ave., Connellsville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°0′59″N 79°35′58″W / 40.01639°N 79.59944°W / 40.01639; -79.59944Coordinates: 40°0′59″N 79°35′58″W / 40.01639°N 79.59944°W / 40.01639; -79.59944
Arealess than one acre
Built byPittsburgh and Lake Erie Railroad; Western Maryland Railroad
Architectural styleBungalow/craftsman
NRHP reference No.96000319[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 29, 1996

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania". CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Archived from the original (Searchable database) on 2007-07-21. Retrieved 2012-01-23. Note: This includes Clinton E. Piper (September 1995). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Connellsville Union Passenger Depot" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-01-23.

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Preceding station New York Central Railroad Following station
toward Pittsburgh
Youghiogheny Branch Terminus
Preceding station Western Maryland Railway Following station
Terminus Cumberland – Connellsville Indian Creek
toward Cumberland