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This list and the majority of photos provided by Bob Albert with additional photos by other named contributors. Structures are arranged by Nickel Plate Road station numbers.

(Also see Ohio Railroad Stations Past & Present and Existing Railroad Stations in New York State.)

Numbers in parentheses are GPS coordinates of the structure. The dates shown indicate when the last information on the structure was received.

Updated 7/11/18 - New photos of Buffalo, Charleston, New Bremen, New Castle & Cleveland; location and information updates. Contributors: Bob Albert, Steve Grigg, Bob McGilvray, Jr.

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Nickel Plate District

0
Buffalo, NY -- #1) Lackawanna Passenger Station; used by NKP, train shed used as light rail car shop by Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority at 15 Main Street. (42.873130, -78.875010) 9/25/15
0
Buffalo, NY -- #2) Niagara Frontier Food Terminal, joint with Erie RR, about 12 buildings still in use for food distribution, 1430 Clinton Street (SR354) and Bailey Avenue (US62). (42.873711, -78.821653) 9/26/15
22
Angola, NY -- depot, moved to 134 S. Main Street, under restoration.
(42.632597, -79.027243) 9/27/15
50
Brocton, NY -- depot, joint with PRR, moved to 6224 W. Main Street (US20) Portland, NY for civic use. (42.382730, -79.459970) 9/27/15
103
Girard, PA -- depot, joint with PRR, moved to 2954 Mechanic Street, Lake City, PA. Owned by Susan Yosten, used as a gift shop. (42.012447, -80.327594) 9/27/15
116
Conneaut, OH -- Wooden maintainer's shed and concrete block former dispatcher's office located at Mill Street and tracks. There may be other buildings in the yard. (41.945776, -80.560799) 9/27/15
123
Kingsville, OH -- depot, moved, used as a stove and fuel business at 6226 Lake Street (SR193) & tracks. (41.896754, -80.682429) 9/27/15
134
Saybrook, OH -- depot (with B&O caboose), used at a garden shop, moved to 8101 Depot Road. (41.823835, -80.869182) 9/27/15
184
Cleveland, OH #1 -- Union Terminal, Public Square, used for offices/mall.
(41.498159, -81.694084) 9/27/17

Cleveland, OH #2 -- Hoyt Block Building, 700 W. St. Clair St., NKP's first offices were in this building, (41.499650, -81.698928) 9/27/17
193
Rocky River, OH -- depot, used by NS signal department, at 19060 Depot Street. (41.483861, -81.834692) 9/28/15
197
Bay Village, OH -- depot, (with N&W caboose 516368), wine shop use, Huntington Reservation 28000 Lake Road (US 6). (41.488546, -81.937175) 9/28/15
202
Avon, OH -- depot (with B&O caboose) used as Railway Barbershop, 36840 Detroit Road (SR254). (41.488546, -81.937175) 9/28/15
221
Vermilion, OH -- depot, moved to 993 State Street (SR60) & NS tracks, behind old school house. Also has NKP caboose 1155 in a building, maintained by "Friends of Harbourtown." (41.416630, -82.364578) 9/28/15
229
Berlin Heights, OH -- depot, moved to 9122 SR61 & Driver Road at tracks, used as an American Legion post. (41.352632, -82.493793) 9/28/15
240
Kimball, OH -- passenger depot disassembled and moved for reassembly in 1993. Freight house moved to a farm at 4516 Strecker Road. (41.322881, -82.699072) 10/1/17
248
   
Bellevue, OH -- roundhouse with roof removed, machine shop and turntable, NS owned, not used, near 306 Buckeye St. (41.277426, -82.833176) 9/28/15
280
Fostoria, OH -- Joint NKP/NYC/B&O/C&O 'F' tower, not used for traffic control, but may still may be used by maintainers. Near Fostoria Rail Park.
(41.151867, -83.406290) 9/27/17
310
Leipsic Junction, OH -- Joint B&O/NKP tower, derelict condition, east of SR65 at NS/CSXT crossing. (41.105065, -83.978503) 9/27/17
285 Arcadia, OH -- reported NKP (not LE&W) depot moved east of town about 4 miles, Have not been able to locate. 5/5/17
349
Payne, OH -- depot w/caboose 411 moved to Payne Community Park at 601 Main St, (SR49) on north side of town. (41.085402, -84.728201) 9/27/17
367
East Wayne, IN -- turntable and "square roundhouse" (now DS and other offices) at 8111 Nelson Rd. (41.072371, -85.035066) Other smaller buildings in yard are all north of Nelson Road. 5/6/17
371
Fort Wayne, IN -- platform shelters near S. Calhoun Street, built during railroad elevation project; Canal House, used by NKP MoW at 114 East Superior St. (41.082293, -85.139847) 2/7/15
451
Knox, IN -- depot (41.301805, -86.620372) and crossing watchman tower (41.301414,-86.621190), both moved to NYC right of way at 314 North Heaton St. (US35) at north edge of town. 2/7/15
510
Calumet Yard, IL -- Turntable and roundhouse with roof removed, except for three stalls and turntable. Can be seen from 103rd Street viaduct.
(41.697373, -87.567849) 8/13/16
511
Stony Island, IL -- Wood shop at 1355 East 93rd Street used by Finkl Steel. Only center section of the building is the wood shop. (41.725574, -87.590535)
Aug. 2016
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Lake Erie & Western District

1006
Castalia, OH -- depot, moved, used by Lions Club at Washington ( SR269) & Cement Street on north side of town. (41.405301, -82.811661) 10/26/15
1023
Fremont, OH -- depot (joint w/LS&MS) now called Depot Pizza & Bar at 117 N. Monroe St. (41.347448, -83.125288) Freight house still in railroad use at Monroe, Washington & Napoleon streets. (41.348178, -83.127194) 10/25/15
1037
Amsden, OH -- depot used as a residence, was north side of CR28 (Main Street) but moved to the south side at 8222 CR28. (41.215545, -83.327778) 10/1/17
1043
Fostoria, OH -- depot owned by the Fostoria Rail Preservation Society at 128 W. North Street (41.158694, -83.415361) 10/1/17
1049
Arcadia, OH -- LE&W depot moved to 403 Fremont St. (SR12) next to Arcadia Cemetery, used as a residence. (41.110770, -83.508997 9/27/17
1058
Findlay, OH -- freight depot; vacant, 507 West Main Cross (SR12) at tracks, derelict condition. (41.039004, -83.657529) 5/6/17
1067
Rawson, OH -- depot moved to village park, end of Liberty Street, east of Main Street civic use. (40.953273, -83.783567) 5/5/17
1074
Bluffton, OH -- depot moved to 405 Spring Street, used by American Legion Post #382 and Bluffton Community Sportsmen's Club. (40.899737, -83.890615) 9/29/15
1101

Buckland, OH -- depot, privately owned, moved to 102 High Street (barely visible from road). (40.625571, -84.259297) 9/29/15
1135
Fort Recovery, OH -- depot moved north of town to Ambassador Park entrance at 2205 SR49. (40.416708, -84.782886) 4/12/15
1199
Elwood, IN -- tower (joint w/PRR) at 300 South 18th and C Streets at former crossing area. (40.274311, -85.838180) 8/3/14
1204 Hobbs, IN -- depot moved to Indiana Transportation Museum at Noblesville, 825 Park Drive in Forest Park, Noblesville. (40.057326, -86.020963)
1209
Tipton, IN -- depot and Steelox building in NS railroad use at 100 Erie & N. Main Streets. (40.290221 -86.041396) 8/3/14
1234
Frankfort, IN -- depot in NS maintenance use at 260 Bunnell Street.
(40.282462, -86.516396) 3/3/14
1259
Lafayette, IN -- depot (joint w/Big 4) moved to 200 North 2nd Street during a railroad relocation project. (40.419441, -86.896117) 7/10/14
1292
Handy, IN -- Joint NKP/NYC tower, derelict, between Talbot and Ambia south of 8015 CR 750S, (40.500482, -87.471543) 7/10/14
1315
Rankin, IL -- depot, moved to west side of 121 South Main Street, used as Library and Police Department, (40.463602, -87.897000) 7/10/14
1325
Paxton, IL -- freight house is now owned by the IC Historical Society at 264 North Market St. (40.463094, -88.096861) 7/10/14
1340
Gibson City, IL -- depot used by NS maintenance people, at original location of 122 Church St. (40.464227, -88.373402) 7/10/14
3007
New Bremen, OH -- Owned by Crown Controls Corp., Near 400 Easthaven Dr, (40,429476, -84.371349), (not accessible for public viewing)
4000 Indianapolis, IN -- Union Station, 39 Jackson Pl, downtown, commercial use. (39.763039, -86.159591)
4012 Castleton, IN -- depot moved to 6725 82nd Street for wine shop use.
(39.904908, -86.051097) May 2017
4032
Arcadia, IN -- depot moved to 107 West South Street, used as library and museum. (40.174665, -86.021898) 8/3/14
4041
Tipton, IN -- depot was used by maintainers in later years, sits at 119 N. East Street between Washington & Jefferson Streets, Red Brick Saloon (closed). (40.283058, -86.037594) 8/3/14
4052
Marshall (Kokomo), IN -- Sand tower and yard office remodeled into a trail head/restroom facility at 423 Defenbaugh Street and the IMC tracks.
(40.469365, -86.126647) 8/3/14
4054
Kokomo, IN -- depot/freight house, 500 North Buckeye and Jackson Streets owned by City of Kokomo for civic/ commercial use.
(40.490081, -86.132694) Crossing watchman tower at 210 North Buckeye Street south of depot. (40.487796, -86.132396) 5/18/17
4061
Bennetts (Switch), IN -- Depot, privately owned for recreation, moved to 1769 E 1200 S, Amboy, IN. (40.592573, -86.036830) 5/18/17
4063
Miami, IN -- Depot, moved to 1937 Reed and Railroad Sts., used as residence. (40.614898, -86.107869) 5/18/17
4098
Rochester, IN -- depot moved to Fulton County Historical Society on US 31 and CR E375N northwest of town, (41.108429, -86.240585) 4/25/18
4118
Plymouth, IN -- depot is used by NS maintenance department at 568 W. Garro Street and tracks, (41.340774, -86.314821) 4/25/18
4125
Tyner, IN -- depot moved and used as a residence; 4577 French Street, (41.411183, -86.400919) 4/25/18
4131
Walkerton, IN -- Joint NKP/B&O/NYC tower, not used, in original location at 210 Adams St., (41.470018, -86.487079) 4/25/18
5083
New Castle, IN -- depot at 1543 Indiana Avenue & tracks in railroad office use. (39.928993, -85.365699) 5/15/16
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Clover Leaf District

2008
Maumee, OH -- depot w/caboose & box car, moved to Wolcott Museum at 1031 River Road. (41.573282, -83.638446) 10/25/15
2015
Waterville, OH -- depot owned by NS at 49 North Sixth & Mechanic Streets, unused. (41.501059, -83.724191) 10/25/15
2035
Malinta, OH -- depot, section house and outhouse w/DT&I caboose, moved to 115 Henry St., East of SR109, used as museum. (41.322016, -84.036168) 10/25/15
2050
North Creek, OH -- depot moved to Hilter Airport at 2067 CR18A & B Roads. (41.150802, -84.217046) 10/26/15
2069
Fort Jennings, OH -- Former Clover Leaf depot, moved to private property at 15153 CR 22K, Ft. Jennings, (40.959916, -84.261553) 10/12/14
2102
Pleasant Mills, IN -- depot, the building appears to be a store and depot space was rented on the trackside, now a residence. 4998 E200N near junction of US33 & SR101. (40.775690, -84.841670) Oct 2015
2118
Craigville, IN -- owned by the Ft. Wayne RR Historical Society, depot moved 13810 Edgerton and Ryan Roads east of New Haven, IN. (41.079111, -84.961344) 9/27/17
2133 Buckeye, IN -- depot moved to a farm on CR1200W in northwest Jackson Twp, Blackford County, used for storage. Unable to locate
2153
Marion, IN -- Depot at 406 East 4th and McClure Streets, restaurant use. 40.557620, -85.655649) 3/9/14
2166
Sims, IN -- depot moved to Hobart Road and Main Streets at grain elevator, Used for storage. (40.502024, -85.857816) 5/18/17
2172
Greentown, IN -- Section (motor car) house moved to 419 North Washington Street at intersection of West Payton Street. (40.481497, -85.969657) 3/9/14
2190
Russiaville, IN -- depot now used as Police Station, moved to 205 East Kinsey Drive. (40.419120, -86.270485) 3/9/14
2207



Frankfort, IN -- roundhouse, turntable and coal dock, visible from streets, but not accessible. (40.281926, -86.522563) 3/23/14
2228
Linden, IN -- depot (joint w/Monon) w/caboose 497 owned by the Linden Madison Twp. Historical Society at 520 Main Street (US231), used as a museum. (40.193472, -86.904846) 9/13/14
2249
Veedersburg, IN -- depot at 295 East 2nd Street, north of US136, privately owned. (40.113329, -87.259565) Aug 2015
2319
Charleston, IL -- depot (joint w/Big4), (39.498777, -88.177562) and freight house. (39.498748, -88.176809) both are near 41 5th and Railroad Streets. 3/30/16
2363
Cowden, IL -- depot moved to Pioneer Park at 188 N1550E Road.
(39.243565, -88.851541) 3/12/14
2378
Ramsey, IL -- tower (joint w/IC) w/caboose 459 and box car moved to 401 CR 750E and West 7th Street, maintained by Lions Club. (39.140341, -89.109436) 6/21/14
2432
Edwardsville, IL -- depot, moved to 400 LeClaire Street, Lewis and Clark Community College parking lot, owned by the Goshen Preservation Alliance. (38.807028, -89.950036) Oct 2016
2454 St. Louis, MO -- Union Station, 1820 Market Street. (38.629236, -90.207723)
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Wheeling & Lake Erie District

7001
Toledo, OH -- W&LE crossing watchman's tower from Front Street, moved to Mad River & NKP RR Museum at 253 Southwest St., Bellevue, Ohio.
(41.270660, -82.840845) 5/7/16
7012
Curtice, OH -- depot, moved to Mad River & NKP Museum at 253 Southwest St., Bellevue, OH. (41.270660, -82.840845) 5/7/16
7053
Bellevue, OH -- Joint W&LE, NYC, PRR and NKP tower, maybe used by signal department, also a Steelox building, 320 Monroe Street. (41.269780, -82.837416) 5/7/16
7061
Monroeville, OH -- depot (joint w/B&O) moved to Coupling Metro Park north of Milan at 11618 SR13. (41.325187, -82.593482) 9/28/15
7065
Norwalk, OH -- Steelox building at 48 Newton and Jefferson Streets at tracks. (41.243467, -82.623548) 9/28/17
7101
Lodi, OH -- depot now owned by Lodi Railroad Museum at 204 Railroad Street at South Broadway. (41.030513, -82.012743) 10/6/14
7117
Smithville, OH -- depot moved to 6 North Milton and Main Streets (SR 585), (40.863634, -81.859728) 10/6/14
7136


Brewster, OH -- depot/office building used by WE railroad (40.713331, -81.597154), also former locomotive shop (40.717345, -81.605757), the Wandle House at 45 Wabash Ave. (40.712827, -81.598018)
7175
Scio, OH -- depot appears to be unused moved to East Main & College Streets. (40.392904, -81.084972) 10/5/14
7193
Adena, OH -- Steelox freight house, unused, and Steelox B&B Dept. carpenter shop on Smithfield-Adena Road. Owned by the new Wheeling & Lake Erie. (40.220809, -80.871807) 4/29/14
7199
Dillonvale (Pine Valley) yard office. 3/25/15
7414
St. Clairsville, OH -- Steelox freight house (blt.1954), unused and owner unknown. 279 Station Street near trail parking lot. (40.082272, -80.909293) 11/29/14
7500
Cleveland, OH -- freight house at 2769 Commercial Road now owned by QRS Office Supply. (41.490819, -81.685989) Aug 2016
7512
Bedford, OH -- depot on Town Square at 33 South Park Street, maintained by Bedford Historical Society.(41.390222, -81.535295) 9/24/15
7516
Falls Jct, OH -- depot owned by Midwest Railway Preservation Society and a Steelox building in railroad use, both located at Solon, OH at 30168 Pettibone Road and tracks. (41.356622, -81.466624) 9/24/15
7532
Kent, OH -- Moved to and owned by Components & Equipment International at 849 West Main Street (SR59). (41.153349, -81.373297) 9/24/15
7540
Mogadore, OH -- depot moved to 87 South Cleveland Avenue (SR532), owned by Mogadore Historical Society. (41.048535, -81.392576) 9/24/15
7547
Hartville, OH -- depot used by Maple Street Gallery, (also a caboose and passenger car), located at 120 Maple Street (SR619) (40.963672, -81.330480)
7591
Sugar Creek, OH -- depot in railroad use at 111 Factory & Main Streets. (40.502718, -81.639333) 10/6/14
7615
Coshocton, OH -- Steelox building in railroad use at 250 Cambridge Road & Orange Street. (40.270028, -81.852463) 10/6/14
7630
Dresden, OH -- depot used by Dresden United Methodist Church for the Tri-Valley Area Clothing Bank at 1104 Main & Muskingum Streets. (40.118208, -82.009032) 10/5/14
7644
Zanesville, OH -- depot, appears to be unused, 820 Linden Avenue and McIntire street. (39.947701, -82.009420) 10/5/14
7708 Chagrin Falls, OH -- depot temporarily moved to Geauga County Fairgrounds in Burton. Owned by Mary Briggs who plans to move it to 14801 Goodwin Ave in Burton Village. The depot is visible from Claridon-Troy Road. Could Not Find 9/24/15
7727
Carrollton, OH -- depot used by the Depot Bar & Grill at 203 Second & High Streets. (40.574325, -81.087221) 10/5/14
7803
Minerva, OH -- depot used by Chamber of Commerce and Salvation Army at 301 Valley Street. (40.725873, -81.104756) 10/5/14
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