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Minnesota Depots

 A list of known surviving Great Northern depots in Minnesota

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New Germany   Frame Storage and garage
 
Moved North of New Germany to the Vern Strehlke Farm. Northeast corner of Carver County 33 & 48th St   May 2006  

Photos taken May 27, 2006

 by Shane Delaney

New London   Frame Boy scouts of America
 
Moved in the early 1970s to corner of 3rd Ave SW & Norwood St SW   June 2006 Owned by Norman Peterson

Photos taken June 2, 2006

by Shane Delaney

Northcote

1885

Wood

24'x60'

Private (Dunn)

Relocated across Rt 75

  July 2005

 

Photos taken July 8, 2005
Norcross     Frame Storage Relocated   July 2003  
Photos taken July 17, 2003

Noyes

 

Wood

30'x137'

BNSF

    July 2005 Soo/GN 
Photos taken July 8, 2005
Paynesville Not available 1890

Wood

24'x60'

        Used as cottage on Rice Lake
Princeton 1903

Brick, 1.5 story

32'x200'

Museum 10th Ave and First St   Sept. 2005  
Photos taken August 2, 2003
Quamba     Portable Garage     July 2003  
Photo taken July 30, 2005

Richmond

1890

Wood

24'x64'

 

Relocated

   

Modified

Photos taken August 2, 2003

Rothsay

  1879

Wood

30'x60'

Business

    July 2005  
Photo taken July 31, 2003

Rustad

 

Wood

Storage

Relocated to 4284 14th St S, Moorhead   Sept 2005  
Photos taken September 16, 2005
Ruthton     Frame Garage Relocated   July 2005  

Photo taken July 30, 2005

Salol   Portable Storage Relocated to north of Salol Elevator   July 2005  
Photos taken July 8, 2005

Sandstone

Not available

1895

Wood

24'x96'

Private

Relocated

     

St. Cloud

1899

Brick / Stone

34'x148'

BNSF MOW facility

1715 Breckenridge Ave

  Sept 2005  
Photos taken July 14, 2001
St. Hilaire    

Frame

Residence Relocated to 117 E 5th St July 2006

Sided and modernized

Photo taken July 3, 2006

by Shane Delaney

St. Paul

Union Depot

S.P.U.D.

1920

Stone

Head house: Stores and restaurants

 

Concourse:

US Postal Service

    Sept 2005

The third picture shows the support structure of the former platforms. REA and postal traffic was handled below it.

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Photos taken July 16, 2001

Sauk Centre   Frame First halve in use for equipment repair Moved c.1985 to Engle farm, 11968 Todd County Hwy 15 July  2006 Bay window removed.

Photo taken

May 13, 2006

 by James Burt

Photo taken

July 25, 2006

by Shane Delaney

               
      Second halve in use as paint shop Moved to Engle residence, 15763 221st Ave, Little Sauk,   July 2006 New roof and siding May 2006
Photo taken May 13, 2006 by James Burt                
Spicer   1890

Wood

24'x60'

Business Relocated across road.   July 2005  
Photo taken August 2, 2003

Spring Park

Not available 1900

Wood

24'x48'

Railroad

     

Sided

Thief River Falls

1885

Wood

24'x108'

Museum

Relocated to Peder Engelstad Pioneer Village, 825 Oakland Park Road

  July 2006  
Photos taken July 28, 2003

Wayzata

1906

Wood / Stucco

30'x64'

Wayzata Historical Society & Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce

402 E Lake St.

  July 2003

On the north shore of Lake Minnetonka.

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Photos taken July 17, 2001 and July 17, 2003

Willmar  

Brick

BNSF yard office     July 2005  

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Photos taken July 14, 2001

Wolverton

  1899

Wood

24'x48'

   

 

July 2003

 

Photo taken July 18, 2003
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