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Tracks: 1908

Tracks: 1908

Washington, D.C., circa 1908. "Switch yards, Union Station." Tracks last seen here in April, back for another glimpse of the well-ordered world a century past. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

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The tonality here is excellent.

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