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Deserted Main Street Station

September 23, 2021  •  Leave a Comment

Earlier this week I visited the Richmond Main Street Train Station. I'd been there a few months ago but much of the area inside had been closed, perhaps for event preparation. The station has been through a lot, floods, fires, and restorations. I think the structure once housed a shopping mall. Now, in addition to its train station duty, it also is an event center with two main areas, the "Headhouse" and the "Shed." The Head House is shown in the images below with the chandeliers and cafe tables. The "Shed" is where they kept the trains in days long gone by and is now a 100,000 square foot event space. There are still shades of days of yesteryear but the ghosts are slowly finding someplace else to be.

HeadhouseThe HeadhouseTables set up in the old Headhouse of the Richmond Main Street Station Main Street Station in RichmondHeadhouse in Main Street Station in RichmondClose up of tables set up in the Headhouse area of the Richmond Main Street Station Richmond Train StationThe Shed in the Richmond Train StationEvent space called the "Shed" in what used to be tracks in the Main Street Station in Richmond


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