N. Fla. depot with "1960s look"

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We've received a letter asking for help - a class at Fla. State Univ. wants to make a film as a class project and needs a depot (and train too, if possible) in the area "that will convey the 1960s." If anyone can suggest a station, and perhaps restored trains, that might be suitable somewhere within striking distance of Tallahassee, please post an answer here or write Bob Morrison, PO Box 246, Hawthorne, FL 32640-0246. Thanks.

-- Larry Goolsby (LGoolsby@aphsa.org), February 13, 2001


Was in Ochlocknee on Tuesday 2-20.I don't think the depot there would fill the bill for a "1960's" depot.Looks more like a 1860's to me.

-- Joseph Oates (jlosal@trainorders.com), February 22, 2001.

Suggest they look at the Ochlocknee, GA depot north of Thomasville.

-- Riley Kinney (rkinney@admin.fsu.edu), February 20, 2001.

Perhaps the Bainbridge, GA (which, as you know, is just a short drive north of Tallahassee) former ACL depot, which was built, yes, in the 1960's, at the site of the crossing of the former ACL Waycross- Montgomery line and the former SAL Richland-Tallahassee line. The last time I was in Bainbridge, the depot was still standing and was still used by CSX.

-- Sherrod G. Patterson (sgpatt@mindspring.com), February 19, 2001.

This may be too big, but the New Orleans Amtrak depot is a vintage large 60's looking station. Also, the Winter Park Fl Amtrak station looks like it could date from the 60's and the surrounding town scene would be an awesome backdrop.

-- Jim Coviello (jcovi60516@aol.com), February 16, 2001.

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