Depot could re-open by end of 2013 – Sandpoint Train Station (Sandpoint Train Depot)
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Depot could re-open by end of 2013

Histoic Sandpoint Train DepotAfter nearly 5 years since we began advocating for the preservation and restoration of the Historic Sandpoint Train Depot, we finally we have an announcement!!

Here is an excerpt from an article in the Bonner County Daily Bee from Keith Kinnaird:

SANDPOINT — A cracked and fading jewel in Sandpoint’s crown is finally going to be repaired and polished.

Amtrak officials expect the historic Sandpoint Depot to reopen for passenger use by the end of the year, according to Vernae Graham, an Amtrak spokeswoman in Oakland, Calif.

The ornate depot was closed to the public in 2009 due to safety concerns regarding the 97-year-old structure.

Graham said Amtrak’s engineering services will be… Read entire article here

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