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The Central Railroad of New Jersey Station is a historic railway station located at Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1868, by the Central Railroad of New Jersey. It is a 2 1/2-story, brick building with 1 1/2-story wings on either side, in the Victorian style. It features an overhanging hipped and gable roof, with a large wooden cupola. Passenger service ceased in 1963, and the station closed in 1972.[2]

Wilkes-Barre
Central Railroad of New Jersey Station
Central Railroad of NJ Station WB PA.jpg
Central Railroad of New Jersey Station, October 2011
Location31-35 South Baltimore Street, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Coordinates41°14′31″N 75°52′47″W / 41.24194°N 75.87972°W / 41.24194; -75.87972Coordinates: 41°14′31″N 75°52′47″W / 41.24194°N 75.87972°W / 41.24194; -75.87972
Tracks2
Construction
Disabled accessNo
ElectrifiedNo
Former services
Preceding station Central Railroad of New Jersey Following station
Hudson
toward Scranton
Lehigh and Susquehanna Division Ashley
Central Railroad of New Jersey Station
Wilkes-Barre station is located in Pennsylvania
Wilkes-Barre station
Wilkes-Barre station is located in the United States
Wilkes-Barre station
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1868
ArchitectCentral Railroad of New Jersey
NRHP reference #75001652[1]
Added to NRHPMay 12, 1975

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Richard L. Kramer and David M. Berman (1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Central Railroad of New Jersey Station" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-15.

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