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Magnificent Train Stations In The United States

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Traveling the United States by train is one of the world’s great experiences.

We have listed 11 of the most beautiful and historic train stations in the United States.  These train stations evoke memories of a bygone era with its timeless and elegant architecture, ornate wooden benches, intricately designed marble and granite floors, and cathedral-like ceilings.

Los Angeles Union Station – Los Angeles, CA
Opened: May 3, 1939
By The original uploader was Mackerm at English Wikipedia [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0, via Wikimedia Commons 

Main Street Station - Richmond, VA
Opened: 1901 Onemoregain at en.wikipedia [CC BY 3.0] from Wikimedia Commons


Baltimore Penn Station - Baltimore, MD
Opened: 1911M01229 | Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)/Flickr 


Chicago Union Station – Chicago, IL 
Opened: May 16, 1925Deirdre Hayes | Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Flickr


30th Street Station – Philadelphia, PA 
Opened: 1933Keith Beecham | Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)|Flickr

Union Station – Washington, DC
Opened: 1908Toshio | Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)


Grand Central Terminal – New York, NY
Opened: 1871By Original photography & stitching by Diliff, horizontal correction by Janke (Own work) , [GFDLCC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY 2.5, via Wikimedia Commons


Utica Union Station – Utica, NY 
Opened: 1914
Chuck Andersen | Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0) Flickr

Denver Union Station – Denver, CO
Opened: 1894
By Darkshark0159 at en.wikipedia [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons 

Union Station – Portland, OR
Opened:  1896
By Cacophony (Own work) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons


King Street Station - Seattle, WA
Opened: May 10, 1906By ZhengZhou (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons