Retired train station keeps railway mail history alive

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Posted: January 14, 2013

The Winchester Star

An antique calendar clock hangs on a wall inside the Boyce train station. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Frank Scheer of Alexandria poses outside the Boyce train station, which he bought in 2003. The station — home to the Railway Mail Service Library — will celebrate its 100th anniversary later this year. (Photo by Jeff Taylor/The Winchester Star)
Scheer is restoring the station master’s office in the Boyce station.

BOYCE — When it was built in 1913, the Boyce railroad station was “like putting Dulles Airport in your backyard. It was your gateway to the world,” said the building’s current owner, Frank Scheer of…



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