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 2013 photos
Exterior - Union Station

28 Depot Street, Palmer, MA

Erected:

1883(?)

Architect:

H. H. Richardson

Style:

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

Distinction:

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



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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