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Montgomery Union Station and Trainshed

Montgomery, Alabama
County of Montgomery.
Water Street
National Register Number: 73000368
Resource type: Structure.
Property type: Transportation - rail - related. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: AL-7 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Commercial enterprises.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 8, 1976):
Constructed in 1898, this an excellent example of late 19th-century commercial architecture served as the focal point of transportation into the city until the advent of commercial air travel. Montgomery Union Station is most significant for its trainshed, which illustrates the adaptation of bridge-building techniques to shelter structures, an important step in the history of American engineering.

Condition:
The station and trainshed are in well-maintained condition and the building is occupied and in use.

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