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 2013 photos
Exterior - Union Station

28 Depot Street, Palmer, MA




H. H. Richardson


Richardsonian Romanesque
Flynt Construction Company at a cost of $53,616.


One of the largest in Richardson's series of Northeastern railroad stations.
Served both the New London Northern Railroad and the Boston and Albany, replacing the two existing stations

Frederick Law Olmsted designed the landscape around the station,

2013 owner:

Steaming Tender Restaurant
See also:
Baltimore & Ohio (B&O) Railroad Depot, Orchard Park, NY
Modeled after Richardson's Auburndale, MA station

Platform demolished.

Dining car, at left. is part of the Steaming Tender Restaurant

Richardsonian Romanesque  style

Terra cotta  finial ... Stone polychromy ... Voussoirs in arch reminiscent of Richrdson's use of Syrian arches

Front entrance ... Voussoirs

Front entrance ... Voussoirs


Gibbs window surround

Gibbs window surround

Right side of station
Gibbs window and door surrounds

Ashlar bond

Gibbs window and door surrounds

Special thanks to the Steaming Tender Restaurant  for their coopertion.

Photos and their arrangement 2013 Chuck LaChiusa
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