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[Chesapeake and Ohio's "The George Washington"]

Description: Awaiting the hour of departure the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway's "The George Washington" train No. 2, eastbound, headed by Engine No. 307, a mighty Hudson type 4-6-4 locomotive, stands in the Cincinnati Union Station as the conductor and engineer make a last minute check of the time indicated by their respective watches, circa 1943.
Date: 1943~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Cincinnati Union Station]

Description: One of the nation's greatest railroad terminals, the Cincinnati Union Station, March 1933. This terminal was designed to accommodate, daily, 17,000 people and 216 trains (108 inbound and 108 outbound). This station has eight platforms serving 16 tracks. Each platform has length of 1,600 feet. This terminal represents a total investment in excess of forty-one million dollars.
Date: March 1933
Creator: Nowak, Ed
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Cleveland Union Station]

Description: One of the most impressive railroad terminals in the United States is the Cleveland Union Station. The main entrance to the station is integral with the terminal group of buildings facing the Public Square. These buildings include the Hotel Cleveland, Medical Arts Builder's Exchange Building, Midland Bank Building, the Higbee Company's Department Store Building and the 52-story Terminal Tower.
Date: April 8, 1948
Creator: Nowak, Ed
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Mt. Adams Incline and Rockwood Pottery, Cincinnati, Ohio

Description: Color postcard decorated with glitter. It depicts Mt. Adams, a large hill in Cincinnati, Ohio. Homes and businesses cover the hill and a railway while carts ascend the hill carrying loads. Printed on the card, "Mt. Adams Incline and Rockwood Pottery, Cincinnati, O" and handwritten on the front, "Hello Rose, I rec the pictures all right, Many thanks. Write me soon. Happy New Year. 1526 St. [ ] S.G.F." It is addressed to Miss Rosa N. Bassano, Paris, Tex., S. Mill St.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Pleasures on the Beach, Cedar Point, Ohio]

Description: Color postcard depicting a scene of the beach at Cedar Point, Ohio. Men and women are seated, walking and swimming on the beach while others stroll near the pavilion on the boardwalk. Correspondence on the back reads, "This is where I found myself Took one for both of us MB" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Sandusky, Ohio on July 23, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes