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Union Station Washington District of Columbia
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Stock #: 57748
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Publisher: B. S. Reynolds Co.
Postmark: 1909
PM City: WASHINGTON D.C
Stamp: 1C
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The New Union Station at Washington was built by the U. S. Government and the Pennsylvania Railroad and the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. The cost of the land, building and terminal improvements was $18,000,000. The structure is the finest railway station in the world. the station is of magnificent proportions, exceeding the Capitol in its dimensions, with a length of 760 feet, and a width of 343 feet. The exterior material is white granite.