Central train depot at 57 Water Street, Wakefield, Mass.

Title:
  • Central train depot at 57 Water Street, Wakefield, Mass.
Creator:
  • Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Description:
  • Photos show the former railroad station located at 57 Water Street on the south side of the street opposite Vernon Street. Built around 1870 to 1873, the train station is of wood frame construction and has a deeply overhanging roof. The Center (or Centre) Depot allowed passengers to travel to Peabody and Salem via the South Reading Branch, or Danvers via the Newburyport Branch. The building housed the Depot Restaurant for many years, and now is home to Omelette Headquarters.
  • Detailed entry in building survey, "The cultural resources of Wakefield", pB2
  • The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Photos taken at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Date:
  • 04-22-2008
Subject:
Coverage:
Contributor:
Publisher:
  • [Wakefield, Mass. : The author]

Citation

Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-, “Central train depot at 57 Water Street, Wakefield, Mass.,” NOBLE Digital Heritage, accessed September 27, 2020, https://digitalheritage.noblenet.org/noble/items/show/4465.

Contact

Please let us know if you have any corrections, additional information or questions about this item.