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The Hillsborough train station
 
 
click for larger map   Hillsboro Station, from an 1850s survey
scan courtesy of Ernie Dollar
 
click for larger map   The train station and "Railroad Lot" in 1863
excerpt of the 1863 alderman map of Hillsborough
 
click for larger map   The train depot/station in 1894
Sanborn Map Company excerpt
 
Train and station, circa 1890s   Train and station, circa 1890s
Courtesy Orange County Historical Museum; view northeast
 
click for larger map   The train depot/station in 1900
Sanborn Map Company excerpt
 
click for larger map   The train depot/station in 1905
Sanborn Map Company excerpt
 
Southern Railway combined depot elevation drawing, from the Office of the Chief Engineer, Southern Railway, Washington, D.C., circa 1910   Southern Railway combined depot elevation drawing, from the Office of the Chief Engineer, Southern Railway, Washington, D.C., circa 1910
 
click for larger map   The train depot/station in 1911
Sanborn Map Company excerpt
 
click for larger image   The train depot/station in the 1920s, view north
excerpt of Cone Mills photograph, courtesy of Orange County Historical Museum
 
click for larger map   The train depot/station in 1936
excerpt of Orange County plat map 2:60
 
Train station, January, 1937   The train station (in background), January, 1937; view south
Still taken from H. Lee waters film
 
click for larger map   The train depot/station in 1943, which is virtually the same as 1924
Sanborn Map Company excerpt
 
click for larger image   The train depot/station, circa 1950, view east
excerpt of Cone Mills photograph, courtesy of Orange County Historical Museum
 
The last train   The last passenger train, March 1964; view west
Photo taken by Roland Giduz, provided by Tom Campanella via Art Mines
 
The last train   The last passenger train, March 1964; view southeast
Photo taken by Roland Giduz, provided by Tom Campanella via Art Mines
 
the train station in the late 1960s   The train station in the late 1960s; view east
Photographer unknown
 
click for larger image   The train depot/station, circa 1970, view north
excerpt of Cone Mills photograph, courtesy of Orange County Historical Museum
 
the train station in 1973   The train station in December, 1973; view east
Photographer unknown
 
the train station in 1973   The train station in 1973; view east
Photographer unknown
 
Toy train station   Toy Hillsborough train station
from eBay, 2007
 
click for larger map   The train depot/station site in 2007, outlined in red
 
 
 
 
[Created 2007; Last updated 19 July 2009]
 
 

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