FAIRFIELD COUNTY

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EXISTING STATIONS
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Current
Location
Type Current
Use
Date
Built
Track
Status
Building
Material
More
Info
Carroll Fairfield Co. Fairgrounds, Lancaster C Civic 1870s In Use Wood
Hooker 3125 Old Columbus Rd. Near US 33 C Private (House) 1870s In Use Wood
Lancaster 351 South High Street F Lodge ???? In Use Wood
Lockville Lockville Rd. C Private (non-house) ???? In Use Wood
Millersport Was at Refugee Road (SR 204) & Railroad St. Now in Carroll? C Private (non-house) 1870s Gone Wood
New Salem Canal Road & Elevator Road, NW of village, between New Salem Road & Cattail Road P Storage ???? Gone Wood
Pickerington 50 North Center St. C Business 1880 In Use Wood
STATIONS OF THE PAST
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Notes
Amanda  
Baltimore This combination station was on the west side of Main St. (SR 158) on the north side of the tracks.
Basil The station at Basil was one mile east of the station at Baltimore and was the only brick station on the T&OC. It was closed sometime around 1950. Basil and Baltimore were two separate towns up until around 1958, when they were combined together.
Bismark Park
(Buckeye Park)
 
Bremen
AND
Was a "union" station and sat between the tracks of the railroads with the C&MV to the south of the station and the T&OC to the north.
Delmont  
Harley  
Lakeside Park  
Lancaster This station was at the Lancaster United Methodist Church campground. It was located on the road that crosses present U.S. 33 at the Highway Patrol Post and Ohio Valley Trading, just north of Lancaster. 
Lancaster
AND
The Lancaster HV/C&MV (C&O/PRR) passenger station sat between S. High and S. Broad Streets. Built in 1899, it went out of service in 1960. Prior to 1899 there was another joint station here; a smaller frame depot that was just to the west. The 1899 Sanborn Fire Map shows both the "old" and "new" stations standing at that time.
Lancaster This freight station was on the east side of South High Street just south of Locust St. Photo from David Dupler's site.
North Berne  
Pickerington This doesn't appear to be the same station that is still standing. perhaps this one predated the current existing station.
Pleasantville  
Rushville  
Stoutsville  
Sugar Grove  
Thurston
AND
This station may still be standing as a residence. Can anyone confirm?
Thurston
(Bush's Station)
 
Wyandotte
(Clear Creek)
 
1898 FAIRFIELD COUNTY RAILROAD MAP
Notes About Existing Stations...

Carroll (CHV&T) - The station was originally located on the north side of Mill Street in Carroll.

Hooker (CHV&T) - Moved from original location. It almost unrecognizable as a depot, having been heavily remodeled. It is easier to tell it was a station by looking at the rear of the house.

Lancaster (CHV&T) - FOP Hall.

Lockville ( CHV&T) - Sold by C&O in 1930s. Very small station. Moved about 400 feet south of the tracks on the west side of Lockville Road. It's privately owned and has been partially modified with all sorts of funky doors. It's being used as a shed, and is in fair condition.

Millersport (T&OC) - Moved approximately 400 feet and turned 90 degrees from its original location. It is privately owned and is used for storage (but it's in good condition). Unfortunately, the track side of the building with the bay window faces a shed and is tough to photograph. I was informed in 2003 that this station was purchased and moved to Carroll, OH, just south of Columbus. Can anyone confirm??

New Salem (Z&W) - The Columbus, Sandusky, and Hocking Railway must have had trackage rights over the T&OC Ry from Columbus to Thurston. The extension was built from Thurston to Darlington connecting with the Cincinnati & Muskingum Valley. Coal branch lines extended south of Fultonham into the counties of Perry, Morgan and Athens. The Zanesville & Western must have been formed by 1900 or 1901. I have an Ohio Railway Map dated 1898 as my source for this information. At Fultonham, the scale house and other small buildings still existed as of a couple of years ago.  --Ron Weaver

Pickerington (T&OC) - Insurance Agency. T&OC section house next door. This station is restored and is in excellent condition. It's now a State Farm insurance office. The adjoining Section House #44 (also beautifully restored) is now home to Focus Photography. Station is on National Register of Historic Places.