About Us

Our 1929 Spanish style Northern Pacific Railroad depot is under threat of demolition. You can help us to move the depot building from railroad property to a new location in downtown and give this unique piece of Cheney’s history a new life.

Why Save Our Station?

  • For nearly one hundred years the railroad station served as the gateway to our city.
  • There is no other depot like this one, anywhere. The depot is something iconic and uniquely Cheney.
  • Its layout is versatile, it can easily serve contemporary uses.
  • Saving the building is a green investment. Let’s not waste the labor of those local men and the materials that went into the building.
  • It makes dollar sense to re-use rather than demolish and build new.

Who We Are

We are a group of citizens who have come together to save this unique and special depot to be used and remembered by new generations.

Our Partners

Helping us through their participation, advice, and collaboration are:

  • Eastern Washington University
  • City of Cheney
  • Southwest Spokane County Historical Society


Others who see the depot as a significant asset for our community and a worthwhile project:

  • Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation
  • Cheney Historic Preservation Commission
  • Spokane Preservation Advocates
  • City of Cheney

Contact Us

Or write to us:

Cheney Depot Society

1921 1st St., PMB 140

Cheney, WA 99004