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The Historic Pacific & Idaho Northern
(P&IN) Railway Depot

Presented by the Adams County Historical Society

New Meadows, ID

 


Thank You Idaho Historical Society for the 2017-18 matching grant award of $1,150 for UV protecting blinds for the President’s Room that is dedicated to accessioning. The blinds will help protect photographs, artifacts, and the woodwork from damaging rays of the sun while the items are being processing into the inventory. And thank you to the Idaho Legislature for making the funding available through the royalty payments of the IHT’s trademarked red, white, and blue license plate design. Your continued support of the IHT makes it possible to preserve historic Idaho treasures.

Mr. Fosdick


THANK YOU FOSDICK 2017 VOLUNTEERS & SUPPORTERS FOR AWARDING THE ADAMS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY $3,000 TOWARD THE TOWARD THE PURCHASE OF AN UNDERCOUNTER ADA COMPLIANT REFRIGERATOR. This item will complete the “kitchenette” installed in the Freight Room auditorium allowing for better food handling when events are held in that room that include food. Your continued support and awards have been so important to the ongoing restoration and improvement of the historic P&IN Railway Depot. The past awards have gone towards the restoration of the Corbels, Soffits, and Fascia on the exterior of the building, new Freight Room floor covering, insulation in the Freight Room ceiling, matching money for the first floor windows, door locks.

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Thank You Idaho Heritage Trust for the 2016 matching grant award of $13,000 for the final exterior restoration phase on the exterior of the historic Pacific & Idaho Northern Railway Depot. These funds will be used to complete the multi-phase restoration work of the Corbels, Fascia, and Soffits. And thank you to the Idaho Legislature for making the funding available through the royalty payments of the IHT’s trademarked red, white, and blue license plate design. Your continued support of the IHT makes it possible to preserve historic Idaho treasures.

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A very big THANK YOU to the Idaho State Historical Society for their 2016 award of a $900 matching grant for the purpose of installing ethernet wiring in the President’s Room (now the Accessioning Room) and a small computer that will be assigned and dedicated to accessioning in that room. The Adams County Historical Society appreciates the ISHS’s continued support and the support from the Trustees in Regions 1 thru 7.

Mr. Fosdick

Mr. Fosdick

THANK YOU FOSDICK 2016 VOLUNTEERS & SUPPORTERS FOR AWARDING THE ADAMS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY $3,900 TOWARD THE CORBEL, FASCIA, SOFFIT RESTORATION PROJECT. This project is the last exterior restoration to be completed.

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ACHS receives $10,000 Matching Grant from Idaho Heritage Trust
The first of three phases of work to restore the corbels, fascia and soffits on the historic Pacific & Idaho Northern (P&IN) Railway Depot in New Meadows will begin this spring with funds from this matching grant. This 3-phase project will be the final part of the exterior restoration on the building. It is anticipated that the three phases of the project will approximate a total cost of $60,000.00.

Historic photo of the P&IN Railway Depot now for SALE
With the permission of Idaho State Historical Society (ISHS), who owns the original photo that is from the Clifford Peake collect, the Adams County Historical is able to offer this beautiful photo of the depot for sale.
See poster for sizes and prices and, if mailing would be plus postage, or stop by the depot tomorrow or next Saturday and weekends in September during the “Those Who Serve” ISHS exhibit and honoring local Veterans as well.
If you are from out of town please email your request along with your phone number and mailing address to achs.nm@gmail.com and we will get it taken care of. We can charge your purchase on The Square.

Historic P&IN Railway Depot Photo taken in the early 1900's.

Historic P&IN Railway Depot Photo taken in the early 1900’s.

 

CHECK OUT THIS GREAT VIDEO ABOUT THE P&IN DEPOT AND RAILWAY PRODUCED BY IDAHO HERITAGE TRUST.

http://idahoheritage.org/blog/2014/01/27/pin-railroad-depot-new-meadows/

Thank you Idaho Heritage Trust for doing an outstanding video about the historic depot.  Your partnership, advice and assistance in the restoration of this historic building is so valued by us all.

 

NEED A PLACE FOR YOUR ORGANIZATION’S MEETING, OR PERHAPS A WEDDING?

wedding couple The depot is available for rent for your special event, meeting, celebration.  Both the depot itself and the Freight Room can be rented together or individually.  Centrally located at the crossroads of Hwy 55 and 95, people traveling from the northern part of the State and Southern part meet in the middle.  See Rental Brochure link for more information.  Then check the Events Calendar link to see if the date you have in mind is available.

 

Depot Hours:

The P&IN depot is open to the public for special exhibits,  by appointment and for rent. For special exhibits please check our Calendar, send an e-mail to achs.nm@gmail.com or call 208-347-2932 and leave a message.  For rental information please see PDF brochure available on our Website.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Adams County Historical Society is to preserve, protect and restore the human and natural histories of Adams County for the informational and educational benefit of the public. The Adams County Historical Society, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit.

Beautifully Restored to Serve Public Again