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Work starts on replica of old railroad depot
By Times staff writer
© St. Petersburg Times, published May 12, 2000
LUTZ -- Early work to rebuild Lutz's train depot began this week, only hours after Hillsborough County Commissioners approved the project on county land.
Volunteers relocated four small oaks Tuesday night after the county commissioners routine vote that morning.
Surveyors began staking the site Wednesday, said the efforts' chairman, Ron Stoy.
"I've scheduled all the wood for the foundation to come in on either Friday or Monday," Stoy said.
The next step is to drill holes for 30 pilings.
The group wants to complete the depot with volunteer help in time for Lutz's July 4 celebration.
"If the foundation is done in the next week or so, we'll be in good shape," Stoy said.
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