HILLSBOROUGH TRAIN STATION

HILLSBOROUGH TRAIN STATION

,
Hillsborough
NC
Cross street: 
Built in
1910
/ Demolished in
1973-1980
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  • Thu, 08/04/2016 - 7:34pm by gary

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,
Hillsborough
NC
Cross street: 
Built in
1910
/ Demolished in
1973-1980
Architectural style: 
Construction type: 
Type: 
Use: 

 

1960 (http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orangecountync/places/tr...)

Built by the Southern Railroad in ~1910, the train station last saw passenger service in 1964, with the last passenger train leaving the station on March 18, 1964.

Last passenger train leaving Hillsborough, 03.18.1964 (Courtesy Tom Campanella/builtbrooklyn.org)

Last passenger train leaving Hillsborough, 03.18.1964 (Courtesy Tom Campanella/builtbrooklyn.org)

The station sat abandoned for a number of years thereafter.

1970ish (http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orangecountync/places/tr...)

1973 (http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orangecountync/places/tr...)

1973 (http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~orangecountync/places/tr...)

Sometime after 1973, the station was, sadly, demolished.

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