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Train Station
Rocky Mount, NC
Photos and info courtesy Richard Weiss

This train station still stands proudly in Rocky Mount, NC. 05-08






Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Rail Station
Mobile, AL
Photos and info courtesy Richard Weiss

Located in Mobile, AL is this fabulous, albeit abandoned Spanish style railroad station built by the GM&O. The GM&O building was originally designed in 1904 and after being restored, is now serving as an office complex. More information about the GM&O building can be found here. 10-08



Post Office
Mt Airy, NC
Photo courtesy Richard Weiss

This old post office is found in the town of Mt Airy, NC. 10-08



Southern F Unit at Greensboro Train Station
Greensboro, NC
Photo and info courtesy Richard Weiss

This beautifully restored Southern F Unit is located at the Greensboro Train Station. 02-09




Train Station
Salisbury, NC
Photo and info courtesy Richard Weiss

Salisbury, NC is home to this old Salisbury Train Station which was used in Leatherheads that had been filmed in the Carolinas in early 2007 (the scene was on the track side). A local fellow was telling me that they brought in not only a steam locomotive for the filming, but because it was a fall (football) season film they drilled holes all over the area and trucked in a bunch of fake fall colored trees.

The Salisbury train station was constructed in 1908 and designed by architect Frank P. Milburn in the Spanish Mission style. The Salisbury Station was originally built by the Southern Railroad and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. After being vacant for years, the Historic Salisbury Foundation Inc. restored the station.

Check out the Cheerwine ghost sign that overlooks the train station. 02-09



Greyhound Station
Birmingham, AL
Photo courtesy Paul Bauke

Here's a shot of the Greyhound Bus Station found in Birmingham, AL. This Greyhound Station looks like it's either in a newer building or a remodeled one. 04-09



Citizens Bank
Gastonia, NC
Photos and info courtesy Richard Weiss

This old bank building has been a Gastonia landmark for decades. Citizens South Bank of Gastonia is a well known name in the area. 06-11













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