Historic Oneonta L & N Railroad Depot

Historic Oneonta L & N Railroad Depot (HMQ1F)

Location: Oneonta, AL 35121 Blount County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 56.664', W 86° 28.548'

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Starting in 1889, the Louisville and Nashville Railroad, also known as the Birmingham Mineral Railroad, began railroad freight and passengerservice to Oneonta with the completion of the rail line from Boyles Railroad Yard near Birmingham to the Champion Iron Ore Mines. By 1905, the railroad through Oneonta ran to Attalla and Gadsden to thenortheast, connecting with the Alabama Mineral Division of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. Originally the L&N provided passenger and freight service to Oneonta, and the L&N depot provided thepassenger ticketing and waiting area. In addition, the railroad's agent had space in the depot to handle freight billing and railroad-related operational work. Railroad passenger service ended in 1951.The L&N Railroad depot was located in downtown Oneonta behind the Garner Hotel. In 1975, the depot was moved from the downtown area to the present location and since has been used as a meeting site for various functions.
HM NumberHMQ1F
Year Placed2010
Placed ByAlabama Tourism Department and the City of Oneonta
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 12:13am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 548440 N 3756114
Decimal Degrees33.94440000, -86.47580000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 56.664', W 86° 28.548'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 56' 39.84" N, 86° 28' 32.88" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-198 Ingram Ave E, Oneonta AL 35121, US
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