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I only ran across it once, and that was around 1995, so details are a bit murky. It was on tracks just north ( less than a mile, I'd say) of the the Susquehanna, somewhere west of Bainbridge, NY, and east of Horseheads. It was just east of a north-south road, and on the north side of the tracks, maybe 50' off the road. The tracks were bordered by trees on both sides (no open fields, etc). It had a peaked roof, and the roof overhang was supported by brackets made of angle iron curved into a circle. Although that sounds a bit similar to the "pagoda" style stations, those that have circular brackets have ones made of wood. It also didn't have the ticket window bump-out of the pagodas. Just a straight front with a couple of big doors for freight. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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