New Post Office And Union Station

New Post Office And Union Station Washington District of Columbia


Stock #: 35031
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: W. B. Garrison Inc.
Postmark: 1916
PM City: Washington
PM State: DC
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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A view is here shown of the New Post Office, Washington, D. C., which adjoins the Union Station. It is built of white granite, covers an area of 100,000 square feet, and in design is an adaption of Roman Architecture. The Union Station was built by the U. S. Government, the Pennsylvania Railroad, and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. The cost of the land, building and terminal improvements was $18,000,000. It is built of white granite, is 760 feet in length, 343 feet in width, and is one of the notable railway stations of the world.
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