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Central Station
"7th Street Depot, Louisville, Ky."
Post Card mailed in 1910

This building was completed in 1891.  The original frame structure of the 7th Street Station opened in 1886 as a depot for the C & O (Chesapeake & Ohio) Railroad.  A new brick building was under construction in 1890 when it was destroyed in Louisville's great tornado of that year.  It was known most commonly as Central Station until it finally closed in 1963.

 

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