At the annual Science Museum of Virginia train show that occurs on Thanksgiving weekend, the local Railway Historical Society put a piece together about Broad Street Staion, which nowadays, serves as the Science Museum of Virginia.
1913...the RF&P seleced a design from a New York architectural firm
1916...the RF&P and the Atlantic Coast Line announced their intent to build the station.
1917...ground is broken.
1919...the station opens.
1943...a records are set for numbers of daily passengers.
1971...Amtrak takes over all passenger rail.
1975...Amtrak moves Richmond rail service to the Staples Mill Station.
1976...Broad St Station is sold to the Commonwealth of Virginia
1977...the Science Museum of Virginia era begins.
Here are some vintage pics.....