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By JOHN McCALLUM
Managing Editor 

A journey of 91 years and five blocks

Cheney's historic Northern Pacific Railroad Depot moves to new home

 

Last updated 6/25/2020 at 9:58am

John McCallum

Under the watchful eyes of DB Davis crews and interested onlookers, Cheney's 91-year-old Northern Pacific Railroad Depot prepares to cross Cheney-Spangle Road on its way to a new home on 1st Street.

CHENEY – The goose has landed!

DB Davis owner Dell Davis's pronouncement may not have the poetic sounds of astronaut Neil Armstrong's famous statement trumpeting mankind's first landing on the Moon, but to Cheney Depot Society member Sue Beeman, the words announcing the end of the depot's move were just as sweet.

"Whew! What a day," Beeman said in a June 18 email. "I'm doing a bit of basking in the success of the moment today!"

She and other members of the society have every reason to "bask" in that success, which began with uncertainty in spring 2014 with the announcement of the historic...



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