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V & T / C & C common combination depots

Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2016 10:29 am
by Curtis Reid
The V & T and C & C had a number of combination depots with lengths from 40-50 feet. I've been puttering around with the V & T Franktown depot for a couple years now, and just started the 2nd MoundHouse (V & T) / Dayton (C & C) depot. Here's the Dayton depot (ca 1880's) so far:

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Re: V & T / C & C common combination depots

Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2016 1:40 pm
by Curtis Reid
One question I have is: Photos of the passenger end of the Dayton depot show a window above the overhang. The existing depot has a window underneath the overhang. Did these depots have two smaller windows; one above and one below the overhang?
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Curtis

Re: V & T / C & C common combination depots

Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2016 6:15 pm
by Randy Hees
Photos clearly show the window above the roof overhang (missing on today's depot) The current window shown in the photo seems to be original, and if so, two, both of which would both open into the upper story.
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window under roof overhang, Dayton depot, current north end

Re: V & T / C & C common combination depots

Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2016 6:23 pm
by Randy Hees
A 1914 (post SP, post standard gauge, and as a result with roof cut back) photo... from the Dayton Museum... showing the upper window on what I believe is the current north end
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Dayton 1914
And a photo of the interior of the second story, showing where the floor is in relation to the roof overhang.
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Inside the second story of the Dayton Depot... showing the floor level in relation to the roof.
Randy

Re: V & T / C & C common combination depots

Posted: Thu Oct 13, 2016 9:05 pm
by Curtis Reid
Thanks Randy. I was leaning toward keeping both windows, but it seemed a little odd. Thank you for the confirmation!

Curtis

Re: V & T / C & C common combination depots

Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:59 am
by MAC
The Franktown depot had an upper window as shown in your photo. The depot was built without the roof overhang and had upper windows per photos and 1916 Valuation sketches.

Re: V & T / C & C common combination depots

Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:30 pm
by Curtis Reid
Thanks, Mike!

Curtis