PERRY COUNTY

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EXISTING STATIONS
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Current
Location
Type Current
Use
Date
Built
Track
Status
Building
Material
More
Info
Roseville Perry & 3rd Streets P Business ???? In Use Wood  
Sayre 14569 SR 37 P Resdience ???? Gone Wood  
Thornport
(Thornville)
7345 Newark Road (SR 13), Mount Vernon in Knox Co. P Business 1872 None Wood
STATIONS OF THE PAST
Station
Name
Original
Railroad
Notes
Corning This photo shows the first T&OC station in Corning. The passenger and freight stations sat on the south side of Main Street with the passenger station on the west side of the tracks and the freight on the east.
Corning This photo shows the "newer" passenger station. The passenger and freight stations sat on the south side of Main Street with the passenger station on the west side of the tracks and the freight on the east.
Corning The original Columbus, Sandusky & Hocking station for this line sat at the corner of North Valley and North Streets. Sanborn Fire maps from 1900 show the station at that location. The 1909 map however shows the Z&W station one block southwest on Rodgers Street (see listing below) across from the Christian Church now on the opposite side of the tracks. So the original station was moved down the line or replaced with a newer station sometime during that decade. The maps show buildings of similar size and shape, so the moving theory has support.
Corning This station sat on what is now called Rodgers Street north of Stanton Street.
Crooksville The passenger station was off China Street. In the photo the freight station is in the foreground and the passenger station is in the background near the trestle.
Crooksville This freight station sat just off China Street behind Police Department.
Crooksville Stood where the old Elliot Lumber is on Main St. and China St.
Drakes
Glenford
AND

Both stations are shown in this photo. The NS&S (B&O) station is on the left and the Z&W is on the right.
Hemlock
Junction City
Photo shows both stations which were side-by-side.
McCuneville  
Moxahala  
New Lexington
AND
This station, which appears to be of C&MV design, sat between the two tracks at the end of Clayton Street. There was also a shared freight station on the west side of Madison Street. The C&MV may have used the Valley Hotel as its first station. This hotel was on the corner of Railroad Street and Center Street and had a platform that stretched along the tracks. Next to the hotel was warehouse that also had a platform facing the tracks. 
New Lexington
AND
The aforementioned freight station.
New Straitsville
(Passenger?)
Is this the station on the right in this photo? The large building on the left is the Athletic Club. On old Sanborn maps it is not labeled as a depot, but it looks like it could have been one. This building is still standing directly across from the public library on Main Street which occupies the space where the Athletic Club was located. This building, now a residence, is next to the old grade for the tracks that went up into the town from the mainline. I could not find mention of the HV passenger station on the maps I consulted (see below). --Dan West
New Straitsville
(Freight)
This building was clearly marked "CHV&T Freight Station" on several maps. There was no mention of passenger service from this building which leads me to believe that there was a separate passenger station somewhere in town, but it is not clear where that was (see above). Sanborn maps are pretty good at distinguishing between passenger and freight stations. Can a local person do some research on this? Here are the leading theories:

1. The "freight station" was not marked correctly on the maps and was actually a combination station.

2. The building marked "passenger?" station above was the passenger station (and not marked correctly on maps) or the building was designed as one, but never used for that purpose. I am not sure of the purpose of that spur/branch/line that ran north along Clark Street.

3. The passenger station was in a part of town not covered by the old maps.

-- Dan West
New Straitsville Unknown. Hopefully someone will come along here and be able to explain what all these building were or were not.
Roseville There was a freight station just to the south of the existing passenger station.
Shawnee This combination station was on the SW corner of Main and First Streets. It may predate the B&O and might have been built by the Newark, Somerset & Straitsville RR (later called that Newark, Somerset & Shawnee).
Shawnee
Somerset This combination station was on the north side of Main Street on the west side of the tracks.
Thornport This NS&S (later B&O) station was on the corner of Mill Street (now Twp 1069) and 2nd Avenue (now Twp 1068).
1898 PERRY COUNTY RAILROAD MAP
Notes About Existing Stations...

Thornport (T&OC) - This station's original location was on the east side of CR-20 (Zion Rd.) just north of the intersection with Twp. 1061 next to the old grain elevator at the south end of Thornport. It also served Thornville.