Trains often ran down main streets and early stations were sometimes no more than street corners.
It was a head-building which replaced the earlier station of 1902-3.
It would also do something neither of the earlier stations did: move.
One or both of the early stations burned on May 8, 1864.
McClane stops at an earlier station and gets on the train.
In 1902 the railway moved into the new building, and the earlier station was demolished.
That was the first Ballinger knew of the earlier station.
It is on the site of an earlier station which closed in 1968.
It replaced an earlier station built when the railway first opened in 1881.
There are still many remains of the earlier stations to be seen.