The Wasilla Depot was built in 1917 in Wasilla, Alaska. It was designed and built by the Alaska Engineering Commission, a federal agency charged with building Alaska's railways.[2] The structure, located at the corner of Parks Highway and Main Street, was restored by the Lions Clubs and the Wasilla Chamber of Commerce.[3]

General information
Location1105 East Depot Road
Wasilla, AK 99654
(formerly 4415 East Railroad Avenue)
Owned byAlaska Railroad
Platforms1 side platform
Preceding station Alaska Railroad Following station
Denali Star Talkeetna
toward Fairbanks
Aurora Winter Train
Wasilla Depot
Alaska Heritage Resources Survey
The station in the new location in January 2024.
Wasilla Depot is located in Alaska
Wasilla Depot
Location1105 East Depot Road, Wasilla, Alaska (formerly 4415 East Railroad Avenue)
Coordinates61°34′43″N 149°25′20″W / 61.57861°N 149.42228°W / 61.57861; -149.42228
Arealess than one acre
Built byAlaska Engineering Commission
ArchitectAlaska Engineering Commission
NRHP reference No.77000218[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHPDecember 16, 1977
Designated AHRSAugust 14, 1975

The building was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1977.[1]

It was also moved to a new location in 2023.

References edit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Alfred Monquin (December 30, 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Wasilla Depot". and accompanying photos
  3. ^ The Milepost. Morris Communications. 2009. pp. 385–386.