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railroad district | ottumwa , iowa
railroad district | ottumwa , iowa
the district ’ s nomination papers . The oldest is the Burlington Veterans Clubhouse , built in 1935 in a Tudor Revival / English Cottage style . It is listed individually on the National Register of Historic Places as well .
The other three properties were built in 1951 . They include the Burlington Depot , a two-story building built in a simpler , modern style . It was built on the site of an earlier red brick depot from 1889 and is a combination of a passenger and freight facility , the papers state . “ As a division point on the railroad , the Ottumwa depot was larger than the average , being two stories in order to provide for the necessary office and bunk room space .”
Three canopies constructed by the CB & Q Railroad are also included in the district , as is Ballingall Park . Features of
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