TUXEDO TRAIN STATION, TUXEDO, N .Y.
Approximately 47 squares of Vermont unfading green/purple, grade S-1 slate was installed on the project. Each slate was about 18 inches by random width and 3/8- to 1/2-inch thick. The slate was installed with a 7 1/2-inch exposure with 1 3/4-inch 10-gauge copper nails, which match the roof’s copper valleys. Snow guards and classic gutters complete the roof installation.
The 4,500-square-foot Tuxedo Train Station was built in 1885 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000. In an effort to update the building, a 1980 renovation removed most of the building’s original materials. In 2009, the town, which owned the building, collaborated with historians to restore the train station to its original appearance via old plans and photos. The station contains a waiting room and a community room that is often used by Tuxedo clubs and organizations.
Photo: Greenstone Slate Co.