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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1927
Creator:
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.,
Extent: 15 items
The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was the first common carrier railroad in the nation began operating in 1827. It spanned as far north as New York and as far west as St. Louis and Chicago. This is a small collection of souvenir postcards that were published for the The Fair of the Iron Horse, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's centenary exhibition and pageant of 1927. It was held near Baltimore, Maryland. (View full finding aid.)
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The Fair of the Iron Horse : Baltimore and Ohio Centenary Exhibition and Pageant souvenir postcards
creator
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company.,
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1995.280
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1927
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The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad was the first common carrier railroad in the nation began operating in 1827. It spanned as far north as New York and as far west as St. Louis and Chicago. This is a small collection of souvenir postcards that were published for the The Fair of the Iron Horse, Baltimore and Ohio Railroad's centenary exhibition and pageant of 1927. It was held near Baltimore, Maryland.
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Hagley Museum and Library: Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department [Contact Us]
1905-1915
Creator:
Union Stock Yard & Transit Company of Chicago.
Extent: 5 images
Chicago's Union Stock Yard was the meatpacking district for Chicago, Illinois. In 1864, a consortium of nine railroad companies purchased 320-acres of swamp land in southwest Chicago to build a new more efficient stockyard. The result was that Chicago's Union Stock Yard and Transit Company opened Christmas Day 1865. This collection consists of five postcards (one used) showing scenes from the Union Stock Yards. (View full finding aid.)
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Union Stock Yards postcards
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Union Stock Yard & Transit Company of Chicago.
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1995.245
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1905-1915
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Chicago's Union Stock Yard was the meatpacking district for Chicago, Illinois. In 1864, a consortium of nine railroad companies purchased 320-acres of swamp land in southwest Chicago to build a new more efficient stockyard. The result was that Chicago's Union Stock Yard and Transit Company opened Christmas Day 1865. This collection consists of five postcards (one used) showing scenes from the Union Stock Yards.
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