CCC Historic Preservation Program
MCM, along with Bergerson Windows, were responsible for the restoration of the Astoria Train Depot windows and doors (along with a little help from the Clatsop Community College Historic Preservation Program). MCM does a good job of documenting and then publishing the before and after conditions. Check out their efforts on the Barbey Maritime Center. The general contractor for the project was Bremik Construction.
The Astoria Train Depot has finished its journey from being a decommissioned train depot to the Barbey Maritime Center for the Columbia River Maritime Museum. The dedication took place on Jan. 25th, where public officials, the Barbey family, the CRMM Board, and the public were able to see the finished building.
The waiting rooms have been restored to their original splendor and the light pours in through the large curved windows. The Women’s Waiting Room is being used for meeting and conferences. The Men’s Waiting Room has become an exhibit/work space for traditional boat building crafts. The first such exhibit to arrive was the copper nail machine and the Museum has become the sole source of these nails worldwide. The Waiting Rooms are a tad smaller on the inside, since the exterior walls were furred out to allow the installation of steel frames and insulation. … Read More »