Eugene (Amtrak station)


Eugene (Amtrak station)

Infobox nrhp
style=Amtrak
name = Southern Pacific Passenger Depot
nrhp_type =


caption = Eugene Depot
location = Eugene, Oregon
nearest_city =
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built = 1908
architect = Modeled after stations by H. H. Richardson
architecture = American Craftsman, Richardsonian Romanesque
added = August 16, 2007
visitation_num =
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refnum = 07000823
mpsub =
governing_body = City of Eugene
The Eugene Depot is an Amtrak train station in Eugene, Oregon, United States. It is served by the "Coast Starlight" passenger train and is the southern terminus of the "Amtrak Cascades".

History

The station was built in 1908 by the Southern Pacific Railroad and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Southern Pacific Passenger Depot in 2007.cite web |url=http://www.puc.state.or.us/OPRD/HCD/NATREG/nrhp_recent_nominations.shtml |publisher= Oregon Parks and Recreation Department |title=Heritage Programs: National Register—Recent Nominations|accessdate=2007-09-19]

The current station is the third passenger depot built at this location.cite book
title = Style & Vernacular: A Guide to the Architecture of Lane County, Oregon
publisher = Western Imprints, The Press of the Oregon Historical Society
date = 1983
id = ISBN 0-87595-085-X
] Built of masonry, it is one of five masonry depots that still exist along the original Southern Pacific West Coast line. The other depots are in Albany, Medford, Roseburg and Salem.cite news |last=Christie |first=Tim |title=Railroad depot speeds into history books |url=http://www.registerguard.com/news/2007/09/07/d1.cr.railroad.0907.p1.php?section=cityregion |publisher="The Register-Guard" |date= September 7 2007 |accessdate=2007-09-19] A $1.3 million restoration project was completed in 2004.Infobox Station
style=Amtrak
name=Eugene
type=


image_size=
image_caption=
address=433 Willamette St.
Eugene, Oregon
coordinates=
line=
other=
structure=
platform= 1 + 1 disused
depth=
levels=
tracks=
parking=
bicycle=
baggage_check=
passengers=89,454
pass_year=FY2007
pass_percent=5
pass_system=Amtrak
opened=1908
closed=
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electrified=
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code=EUG
owned= City of Eugene
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former=
services=s-rail|title=Amtrak
mpassengers=

References

External links

* [http://www.puc.state.or.us/OPRD/HCD/NATREG/docs/national_register_recent/lane_eugene_southernpacificpassengerdepot.pdf National Register nomination]
* [http://www.waymarking.com/wm/details.aspx?f=1&guid=9609571c-0a9e-40f6-89d2-d8394b5c5063 Waymarking.com gallery with old postcard images]
* [http://snow.prohosting.com/usarail/eugene.htm Amtrak Stations Database]


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