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Walnut and Main Street, 1960

Posted on July 2, 2015 | in Uncategorized | by
View from the Fred Bryant Motor Company on High Street of the Walnut Street viaduct and the empty lot where the former Union Station stood.   On May 9, 1957, the last passenger train departed from Lexington's Union Station.  The station was closed due to high operating overhead and low passenger travel. In March 1960, the building was demolished. Published in the Lexington Leader April 15, 1960. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

A view from the Fred Bryant Motor Co. on High Street of the Walnut Street viaduct and the empty lot where the former Union Station stood. On May 9, 1957, the last passenger train departed from Lexington’s Union Station. The station was closed because of high operating costs and low passenger travel. In March 1960, the building was demolished. Published in the Lexington Leader on April 15, 1960. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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