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Waiting room, Union Station, Washington, D.C., circa 1907-1914

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Summary:Image of the waiting room in Union Station, Washington, D.C., circa 1907-1914. Caption reads: "Waiting Room, New Union Station, Washington, D.C." Reverse caption reads: "The New Union Station was built by the United States Government and the Pa. Railroad and B. & O. Railroad. The cost of the land, building, and improvements was $18,000,000. The building is made of white granite, 760 feet in length and 343 feet in width. The structure is considered the finest and largest railway station in the world." Postcard number: 1662.
Provider:Union News Company
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:New York
Place of origin – Settlement:New York
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:District of Columbia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Washington
Topical subjects:Railroad Stations
Waiting rooms
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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