188 depot

Project Phases

The effort to rescue and restore the depot consists of six key phases that require a collaborative partnership of organizations, businesses, and individuals.

1888 depot in snow

News Coverage

Throughout our project, local news media have helped chronicle our efforts to save and restore the 1888 depot. View the list of articles.

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What People Are Saying

We are honored and humbled by what people have have been saying about our efforts the save, restore, and reuse the 1888 depot.

Bemidji depot

Successfully Restored Depots

Many other communities—locally, regionally, and nationally—have successfully saved and restored their historic railroad depots.

1888 depot moving

Other Depots on the Move

There are quite a few train depots in communities around the country that have or are in the process of being moved and restored.