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Stairs, Winston-Salem Union Station (Davis Garage), Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina

Winston-Salem Union Station -- Davis Garage (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Stairs, Winston-Salem Union Station (Davis Garage), Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Beaux-Arts (style)
Railroad stations
Stairs
Balusters (Railing components)
Newels
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1172pnc012
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Winston-Salem (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building: Winston-Salem Union Station -- Davis Garage (Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina)

Provenance note:
The Southern, Norfolk & Western, and Winston-Salem Southbound companies formed the Winston-Salem Terminal Corp. to build this union station.
Architectural note:
The Beaux Arts building is composed of steel and concrete and faced with Flemish-bond brick and limestone. It also features a Corinthian portico.
Historical note:
In 1975, five years after train service ended, a local mechanic converted the building into an automotive garage and preserved all the original details. Union Station is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location:
Winston-Salem (N.C.)
Subjects:
Railroad stations
Garages
Limestone
Porticoes
Columns, Corinthian
Beaux-Arts (style)
Historic sites
Brickwork
National Register of Historic Places
Flemish bond (Masonry technique)
Railroads
Steel
Concrete
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Tiles