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Twickenham Station LbNA #53649

Owner:Knotty Lady Contact Supporter
Plant date:May 24, 2010
Location: Huntsville Depot Museum, 320 Church St NW, Huntsville, AL
Found by: Knotty Lady
Last found: Sep 12, 2020
Hike distance:.1 mi
Last edited:Aug 9, 2019
Twickenham Station - Huntsville Depot

If you are a train buff or maybe interested in some local history you may want to pay a visit to the Huntsville Historical Depot. There is an admission to visit the grounds of the Depot but you do not need to go in to find this letterbox. Start from the Depot and venture across the tracks and across the street to the Depot Professional Village. You will find yourself in a parking lot for many different businesses that share it and the view of the caboose that has left the main line for a short track in the parking lot.

You can walk to it from the Depot or drive over to where plenty of parking can be had. This can be a very busy place sometimes, so you must beware of all the muggles, even the ones that may be watching from nearby buildings.

Once you are there your will see 6 windows on the very top, 5 sets of steps, 4 sets of wheels, 3 doors, 2 ladders, 1 brake. Imagine, all of this on one little caboose. You must find the right set of stairs and the right step for this box. And the 1 item will put you near the right place.
(What you think looks like a steering wheel is actually the brake.)(Hint: Magnetic)

Huntsville Historical Depot is open Tuesday- Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. The Historic Depot was built in 1860 and captured by the Union. There is visible Civil War graffiti on third floor. Rolling stock on grounds. Admission charge. Train and Trolley Shop- A "must" for history and train buffs! 320 Church St, Huntsville AL.
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Note: A geocache has been placed on the same caboose now.