Contributed by Thomaston Historical Society
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In 1871 when the Knox and Lincoln Railroad was built through Thomaston, the decision was made to keep the General Knox Farmhouse for use as a train depot. It was modified throughout the years for this use.
The Farmhouse was constructed in 1796/7 for use as a farmhouse for General Knox's employees.
About This Item
- Title: Railroad Depot, Thomaston, 1871
- Creation Date: circa 1871
- Subject Date: circa 1871
- Town: Thomaston
- County: Knox
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 9.5 cm x 12 cm
- Local Code: Photograph Box
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Thomaston Historical Society
PO Box 384, Thomaston, ME 04861
(207) 354 2295
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
- Historic buildings--Maine--Thomaston
- Architecture, Domestic--Maine--Thomaston
- Railroad stations--Maine--Thomaston
- Knox, Henry, 1750-1806--Homes and haunts--Maine--Thomaston
- Knox & Lincoln Rail Road Company
- 18th century building
- brick building
- Daughters of the American Revolution
- Knox and Lincoln Railroad
- lower Knox Street
- Railroad Depot
- train depot
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