Oconomowoc Depot

Also known as: Oconomowoc Passenger Station; Chicago,Milwaukee,St. Paul and
115 Collins St., Oconomowoc, Wisconsin

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Oconomowoc was the location of the world premiere of The Wizard of Oz on August 12, 1939. Did any of the stars or staff of the classic film come through this station? It is very likely.

With the end of passenger service ending the need for the depot, it is now a popular restaurant.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in April 2012

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 29, 1980
Reference number
80000206
Areas of significance
Transportation; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Rail-related
Current function
Rail-related
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant year
1896

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2012: New photos from J.R. Manning

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