Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 79003137
Historic Name FRISCO STATION AT IDABEL
Description of Significance FOR ALMOST FORTY YEARS, THE FRISCO STATION AT IDABEL WAS A CENTER OF COMMERCIAL AND SOCIAL ACTIVITY IN THE TOWN. THE STATION WAS CONSTRUCTED IN EARLY 1912 AT A COST OF $10,000 FOR THE ST. LOUIS AND SAN FRANCISCO RAILWAY COMPANY. THIS BRICK DEPOT REPLACED A SMALLER FRAME BUILDING THAT HAD SERVED THE TOWN SINCE 1902. THE DEPOT WAS A SINGLE STORY BUILDING CLAD IN BRICK. THE DEPOT HAD A HIPPED ROOF COVERED IN TERRA COTTA TILE. THE ROOF FEATURES EYELID DORMERS ON THE NORTH AND SOUTH FACES. LISTED IN THE NATIONAL REGISTER, 5/21/1979. DESTROYED CA 1998.
Current Name SAME
Address TEXAS AVENUE AND MAIN STREET
City IDABEL
County MCCURTAIN
Lot
Block
Current Section
Township
Range
Type BUILDING
Historic Function TRANSPORTATION: RAIL-RELATED
Current Function VACANT/NOT IN USE
Area Signficance 1 TRANSPORTATION
Area Significance 2
Date Prepared 2/14/1979
Year Built 1912
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder E.M. VANDERSLIP AND COMPANY, OK. CITY
Architectural Style MISSION / SPANISH COLONIAL REVIVAL
Roof Material TERRA COTTA
Wall Material BRICK
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details "IDABEL" ON PLACARD
Condition DESTROYED CA 1998
Comments
Restricted N