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Union Station, Washington, D.C., circa 1907-1912

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Summary:Color image of the exterior of Union Station in Washington, D.C., circa 1907-1912. Caption reads: "The New Union Station at Washington was built by the U.S. Government, Pennsylvania and Baltimore & Ohio Railroads, at a cost of $18,000,000. It is the finest Railway Station in the world, built of white granite, and exceeds the Capitol in dimensions, with a length of 760 feet and a width of 343 feet." Postcard number: A-14869. Postmark: January 2, 1912. Message included.
Provider:I. & M. Ottenheimer Publishers
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Baltimore
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
Washington (D.C.)
Historic buildings
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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