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How the new Corinth Station came to be.

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Photo Courtesy Corinth Museum

 From the Boston Evening Transcript, no date given:
  "A church in a small village in New York State has made through its pastor a marked contribution to the welfare, economically and politically, of the village. (Corinth)
  "The railroad running through the village maintained a small, antiquated, insufficient station, in a place difficult of access. The villagers requested a new building more suitable and commodious. This pastor took up the matter, posted himself fully as to number of passengers, quantity of freight shipped and kindred matters. Equipped with this information he visited the vice president of the road, who undertook to "bluff" the visitors from the country district by speaking roughly and profanely. Then the pastor rose and said, 'We came here to ask what we felt we had a right to request, and on the supposition that we were to deal with gentlemen. If that is not the fact we are prepared to lay our case with the Public Service Commission, which we will do without delay.' The railroad official apologized for his language and proceeded to business. Not long after plans for a new station were sent to the village committee, and hopes were expressed that they would prove satisfactory."

Then from the June, 1911 Saratogian:
  "The D&H clerical force took posession of the new station on Friday morning.  The new structure is modern and up to date in all particulars and is a credit to the enterprise of the D&H RR Company and an architectural credit to the town.  It cost about $8,000 and will be greatly appreciated by the travelling public, especially in this locality."