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Amtrak - Staples, MN (SPL)



STAPLES
MINNESOTA
(SPL)

 

Station Data:

Address

First Avenue and 4th Street
Staples, MN 56479

Map

Location

46.35 N, 94.80 W

Elevation

389m / 1275ft

Population

2,981 (Census 2010)

Staff

Unstaffed

Building

Brick, Built in 1909

Ridership

6,359 (FY2013)

 

Amtrak Train Information:

Train Name Route

EMPIRE BUILDER

[ Seattle, WA (Portland, OR) - St. Paul/Minneapolis, MN - Chicago, IL ]

 

Mr. Doug Fahnlander sent the information about Staples, MN station.

The Amtrak passenger station in Staples was built by the Northern Pacific Railroad in 1909, accepting its first passengers in December of that year.



Visited in April 2014

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Station Building
4 / 14 / 2014

Station Entrance
4 / 14 / 2014

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Station Building (Platform Side)
4 / 14 / 2014

Station Building (West Side)
4 / 14 / 2014

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Station Building (East Side)
4 / 14 / 2014

Waiting Area
4 / 14 / 2014

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Waiting Area
4 / 14 / 2014

Former Ticket Counter (currently unstaffed)
4 / 14 / 2014

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Amtrak Station Name Board
4 / 14 / 2014

Eastbound Empire Builder Train# 8/28
4 / 14 / 2014

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Looking toward East (Chicago)
4 / 14 / 2014

Looking toward West (Seattle/Portland)
4 / 14 / 2014

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1st Avenue - US Hwy 10 (Looking West)
4 / 14 / 2014

4th Street (Looking North)
4 / 14 / 2014

Visited in August 2001

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Station Building
8 / 26 / 2001

Station Building
8 / 26 / 2001

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Looking toward East (Chicago)
8 / 26 / 2001

Looking toward West (Seattle/Portland)
8 / 26 / 2001



Staple Northern Pacific Depot (March 1976)




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