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Wagons Ho: 1901

Wagons Ho: 1901

Washington, D.C., circa 1901. "View of S.W. Block 386, probably D Street side of Baltimore & Potomac Railroad freight station at Maryland & D, 9th & 10th Streets, showing man loading freight into delivery wagon." 5x7 glass negative, D.C. Street Survey Collection. View full size.

 

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Back to the Future

The bike on the porch looks out of place in a 1901 setting. It would fit into any current-day setting, white sidewalls and all.

[The entire tire is white, not just the sidewall. Before manufacturers began adding carbon black around 1910, tires were the white color of natural rubber. - Dave]

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I was curious about Wilson Whiskey and found this ---
https://emmettwilsonbook.com/2015/08/27/his-brand/

That’s some freight station

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What's in the wrappers?

Are those Gatling Guns wrapped up? Sure looks like it!

(See the unwrapped version here: https://www.spanamwar.com/Gatling)

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