Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Saint Marie Railway Depot

114 Depot Rd., Osceola, Wisconsin

Old Soo Line Depot, now serving the Osceola & St. Croix Scenic Railway

Photos 

Overview Looking West

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in October 2013

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Description 

The Osceola Historical Society acquired the old Soo Line depot in 1993 and secured ISTEA funding to restore the building. It serves as a depot for the scenic railroad, the Osceola & St. Croix Scenic Railway, operated by the Minnesota Transportation Museum.

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 13, 2000
Reference number
00001535
Architectural style
Victorian: Romanesque
Areas of significance
Transportation; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Rail-related
Current functions
Rail-related; Professional
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant year
1916

Tags 

20th Century (29,077)
Brick (42,460)
Built 1916 (731)
Built during 1910s (8,493)
Osceola, Wisconsin (5)
Polk County, Wisconsin (13)
Private owner (54,396)
Railroad (1,776)
Railroad depot (1,398)
Romanesque (2,715)
Soo Line Railroad (14)
Stone (26,162)
Victorian (19,697)
Wisconsin (2,552)

Update Log 

  • October 11, 2013: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated Status, Added Description and Added Photos

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