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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • VINTAGE MIAMI: c. 1960s

Despatch Depot: 1906

Despatch Depot: 1906

Despatch, New York, circa 1906. "Merchants' Despatch Transportation Co." The New York Central rail hub now known as East Rochester. Panorama made from three 8x10 inch glass negatives. Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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Really? Anyone?

Fine, I'll be that guy.
That is excellent work stitching the photos together, I wish I had you in my Graphics Dept!!

Brick building survives +112

It was little tricky to find, because the modern water towers are on the other side of the tracks from the 1906 water towers. Station seems to be long gone.

Long Gone

The Despatch train depot is no longer with us but the sturdy ivy-covered offices across the tracks survive as afterthought to something now called Custom Truck Creations and its shops and warehouse.

Your Logo Placement.

The best yet. That would be a good name for a town.

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