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Cheney Depot Society seeks funds to move former depot

 

July 4, 2019



Cheney Depot Society and BNSF Railway came to terms which will allow the historic structure to be spared from demolition. After years of negotiations, the society agreed to accept the gift of the depot with the stipulation that the society remove the structure and relocate it on property approximately three blocks south, according to former Cheney Mayor Tom Trulove who also serves as society vice president.

The site is located between First Street and the railroad tracks.

Cheney Depot Society President John Tave believes the agreement is a win-win for both sides.

The building was con...



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