Snyder, TX depot built in 1911 along the same line as the Post, TX depot.
Former Santa Fe depot in Post, TX.
The Marshall, Texas depot was a signature station for the Texas & Pacific Railroad. It was built in 1912 as a passenger station and general office building for the railroads eastern regions.
Railroad depot in Graham, TX. It was jointly used by the Rock Island and the Wichita Falls & Southern railroads. It is now used as a teen center.
The Cisco & Northeastern Railroad reached Throckmorton, TX in 1928 and built this depot. It is now used as a library.
1910 Gulf Texas & Western depot in Jacksboro, TX. Currently under restoration to be used as a Tourism & Vistors Center.
Interlocking Tower 16 from Sherman, TX. It was recently moved and restored in Grapevine, TX next to their other historic railroad buildings.
Restored Cotton Belt depot in Grapevine, TX. Now used as a passenger stop for the Grapevine Historic Railroad. Former section foreman's house can be seen in background to right of depot.
Cotton Belt section foreman house located in Grapevine, TX next to the historic depot.
This headhouse is all that remains of the former Cotton Belt Railroad freight depot in Fort Worth, TX. The rest of the building was demolished for the construction of apartments. The headhouse now serves as office space for the apartment complex.
Union Station in Elgin, TX located next to the former crossroads of the Houston & Texas Central and Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroads. The H&TC served the left side of the station and the MKT on the right side.
In Wellington, TX you can find this abandoned Fort Worth & Denver depot. This depot is unique in that the station name is carved into brick on the side instead of the usual wood sign. The Burlington Route logo can be found above the operator's window. The rusted out sign indicates the former owner...FW&D RY Private Property. A similar depot is located to the north in Shamrock, TX.
Santa Fe collection in Hale Center, TX.
Hale Center, TX Santa Fe depot is now part of a musuem in the Texas Panhandle. It is restored much to its original design.
Fire cart next to the Hale Center, TX Santa Fe depot. It is a very unique and rare railroad item.
This restored Fort Worth & Denver station in Claredon, TX now serves as a museum and has been relocated from the tracks.
Depot in Comanche, Texas last used by the Santa Fe. I believe it was built by the Frisco Railroad before selling the line to ATSF.
The Tulia, TX depot was being demolished before the city stepped in and stopped the railroad from knocking down the rest of the depot. The freight portion was lost on the far end but the passenger and baggage portions were saved. Now it sits boarded up and empty.
This Harvey House was built 1911 in Slaton, TX. It served as a restaurant until the 1940's then was used as a passenger depot until 1969. It is now being restored back to its dining room plan with the upstairs to be a bed & breakfast.
This unique Santa Fe depot is located in Ballinger, TX. I like the archways with the Santa Fe emblem located inside them.
1910 depot in Plainview, TX. The left side of the depot had an open-air waiting room. The depot is still in railroad use.
Weatherford, TX was the last station on the line from Cleburne, TX. After the line was abandoned, the railroad left behind this standard brick county seat style depot. This design was more commonly found in Kansas.
Two story stucco depot and Harvey House in Amarillo, TX built in 1910. Now being used by an auction company.
This is the former Santa Fe freight depot in Fort Worth. The second floor was where the Northern Division offices were located. The taller building in the back is the former Union Station.
Sign atop the Santa Fe freight depot in downtown Ft Worth, TX.
Avinger, TX L&A depot
Trinity & Brazos Valley depot in Corsicana, TX. Now used by the BNSF Railway.
This former Santa Fe depot in Gainesville, TX is one of my favorites.
Night shot of the former Santa Fe depot in Gainesville, TX. Part of the station is used by Amtrak. The rest is a museum.
Nearly renovated Union Station in 2006.
Side view of Texas & Pacific station in Ft Worth, TX.
Moon rising above the Texas & Pacific station and former Railway Express Agency Building.
There are two massive eagles located on top of the front and rear sides of the station. It would be interesting to know how tall they are and what they weigh.
Built in 1931 by the Texas & Pacific Railroad, this 13 story station has a ZigZag Moderne Art Deco design. Inside are marble floors, metal inlaid ceiling panels along with brass and nickel fixtures. The building to the left is new apartments and the small building to the right is the former Railway Express Agency building.
There are several of these type of signs throughout the station. They remind me of the signs you would find in movie theaters
This very ornate ceiling is the center piece of the station.
This is one of the lamps next to the ticket window. Too bad you can't find lamps like these at Home Depot
Close-up of the detail around the lamp.
Even the heating and air vents have a lot of design to them.
The chandeliers are worth seeing by themselves.
Ticket window inside the waiting room.
These doors lead from the waiting room to the concourse area where there was a snack bar, newspaper stand and a diner. The concourse area was blocked off due to construction.
A shot of some of the detailed motifs on the exterior of station. Flowers and flower pots are not something one would expect to see on a railroad station.
One of the decorative towers on the station.
This eagle is located above the main entrance into the station.
Texas & Pacific freight depot in Terrell, TX. I think the leaded glass windows add a lot character to an otherwise nondescript building