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Chesapeake Western Depot

Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot Project Update

Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot Project Update I am really looking forward to being in our new office. There are many subcontractors in the building right now including plumbing, electric, HVAC, and framers. The roof repair on the warehouse has started which is a major change....
Chesapeake Western Depot

Chesapeake Western Depot – Update

Work continues on the Chesapeake Western Depot in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The demolition and framing are done. The electricians have finally started rough-in. The plumbing fixtures are all ordered. Things are about to start moving quickly. Our sign is out front and gravel is down...
Chesapeake Western Depot Harrisonburg

Chesapeake Western Depot Framing Update

The progress on the Chesapeake Western Depot framing continues with this nice weather. The framing crew has been hard at work to get the second floor secure (lots of water damaged materials have been replaced). There are only a few new walls that are being added to allow for...
Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot

Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot Project Update

We have been so fortunate this year to have so many incredible projects. However, the Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot in Harrisonburg may be my favorite. I had a chance to do historical research and get to know the building prior to construction. The building owners were...
chesapeake western depot

Chesapeake Western Depot – Project Update

Work continues to progress on the Chesapeake Western Depot. The brick restoration has started and the roof is being replaced. Work on the office portion of the building will continue once we have permit for that phase of the project. The building was in rough shape due to a fire...

Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot in Harrisonburg history

I have been documenting the history of Chesapeake Western Railroad Depot building in Harrisonburg. With help from many area resources the history of the building is coming together. The structure was built in 1913 at 141 West Bruce Street and was a site to behold. According to...
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