Thursday, September 16, 2010

Old Smile

Arriving at the East Liberty train station in October, 1940

The train station in horse and buggy days:   

And damned if all roads don't lead to Google.  
Who knew Bakery Square had such origins?
Update: Wondering if the platform above is the one FDR used upon arrival - The Nabisco Bakery building was built in 1918:
The Nabisco plant had showers and locker rooms for employees, fireproof stairways, and large windows providing natural light. The original building stands seven stories, with two eight-story towers. Additions were built in 1928 and 1948.
Here's the East Liberty station and approach:
Name this Perspective

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