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The Chamber: 1906

The Chamber: 1906

Richmond, Virginia, circa 1906. "Chamber of Commerce building." Points of interest in this time exposure include a Christian Science reading room, a constable with not much to do, and the usual complement of ghost pedestrians. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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Demolished 1912

to make way for the First National Bank Building. What would it take to knock over a building that looks solid enough to withstand a direct hit from an A-bomb?

Uncommon?

Love the barber poles painted on the stone columns!

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