With Front Street being closed, the only way to approach the depot area from the north is to take Rocky River Drive, cross under the tracks and immediately turn left on Depot Street. The depot and surrounding parking areas are hard to miss. Make sure you bring some chairs, as there is no "natural" seating unless you want to sit in the grass (which there is plenty of). East of the station but before the Front St. bridge there are some trees and another smaller parking lot. However the foundry across the tracks from CSX blocks your view of the NS tracks.
I'm not sure if CSX cares if you cross the tracks or not (I know you used to be able to during Conrail) so I wouldn't advise that. There also is a new bridge that you can shoot off of that will eventually bring Front St. over both sets of tracks but as of now it's only across CSX. I'm told too that there is a place near the foundry where you can park and get a great view of the NS action.
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on Mon Aug 23, 2010 2:01 pm, edited 1 time in total.
CSX_CO: So everyone gets their tighty whities in a bunch over pavement markings at Judd stthat (sic) weren't even put down by CSX
railohio: Do you actually read the stories, Luke, or just the Internet rumor?