Osceola "Soo" Depot

Osceola "Soo" Depot (HMBID)

Location: Osceola, WI 54020 Polk County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 19.043', W 92° 42.513'

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This depot was built in 1916 replacing a smaller wooden structure that was destroyed when two engines collided in front of it. Constructed of red, wire cut brick with white sandstone trim, the depot was very modern for its time, boasting both a men's and women's waiting room, a spacious station agent's office and a large freight room with "warm room" attached. The tracks to the north of the depot were part of the original Minneapolis, St. Paul and Sault Ste. Marie line, that later became known as the Soo line.

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This is one of many interpretive signs in the River, Rails & Trails Heritage Area, a project funded in part by a Heritage Tourism grant from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism.
Placed ByWisconsin Heritage Tourism
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 3:11am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 522843 N 5018249
Decimal Degrees45.31738333, -92.70855000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 19.043', W 92° 42.513'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 19' 2.58" N, 92° 42' 30.78" W
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Area Code(s)715
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 114 Depot Rd, Osceola WI 54020, US
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