Winona and St. Peter Engine House

The Winona and St. Peter Engine House is a former engine house in Winona, Minnesota, United States. It was built around 1890 by the Winona and St. Peter Railroad, a subsidiary of the Chicago and North Western Transportation Company.[2] The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984 for having local significance in the theme of transportation.[3] It was nominated for being the sole surviving structure of a railroad shop complex that was a major local employer and a component of the rail network that fueled Winona's economy.[2]

Winona and St. Peter Engine House
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The Winona and St. Peter Engine House viewed from the southeast
Winona and St. Peter Engine House is located in Minnesota
Winona and St. Peter Engine House
Winona and St. Peter Engine House is located in the United States
Winona and St. Peter Engine House
Location75 Gould Street,
Winona, Minnesota
Coordinates44°3′26″N 91°40′7″W / 44.05722°N 91.66861°W / 44.05722; -91.66861Coordinates: 44°3′26″N 91°40′7″W / 44.05722°N 91.66861°W / 44.05722; -91.66861
Area1.36 acres (0.55 ha)
Builtc. 1890
NRHP reference No.84001730[1]
Designated January 12, 1984

The building continued to serve as a locomotive shop until the Chicago and North Western removed its maintenance operations from Winona. Since 1965 the building has served as a warehouse,[2] and is currently utilized by the Fastenal company of Winona.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ a b c McKechnie, Mark (1983-04-13). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory—Nomination Form: Winona & St. Peter Engine House". National Park Service. Retrieved 2015-06-28. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. ^ "Winona and St. Peter Engine House". Minnesota National Register Properties Database. Minnesota Historical Society. 2009. Retrieved 2017-09-10.