Poster of the oldest known photograph of the historic Kingston Railroad Station in Rhode Island.
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The RIRR museum uses one half of the station.
The photographer is unknown. Believed to be photographed in the same year of the depot opening in June of 1875. At that time serviced travelers on the Stonington Line from Stonington Connecticut to Providence Rhode Island and connecting to steamships to New York and ferry to the Providence and Boston Railroad.
Poster currently being used at the entrance to the Rhode Island Railroad Museum at Kingston Station. By request this poster is being made available to interested collectors of railroad memorabilia.
Today this same depot is part of the national network of Amtrak, National Railroad Passenger Corporation, and is located on the busy north east corridor from Boston-New York-Washington.
Over 160 thousand passengers came through in the year 2008.
Post production by JPM for FKS Inc.