Union Station framed photographs
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Union Station framed photographs

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Wilson, M. Edward.
Title: Union Station framed photographs
Dates: 1902
Extent: 1.0 cubic feet (3 framed photographs)
Identification: MS 2285

Biographical/Historical Note

The Union Station stood on West Broad St. (renamed MLK Blvd. in 1990) in Savannah, Georgia and served the Seaboard, Southern, and Atlantic Coast Line Railroads for sixty years. This railroad station was designed by architect Frank P. Milburn of Charlotte, North Carolina and was built in 1902. It was demolished in 1962 in order to make way for Interstate 16.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains three framed photographs of the Union Station in Savannah, Georgia from circa 1902. The three photographs feature the station's waiting room, and two different views of the train shed. These photographs were taken by M. Edward Wilson of Savannah, Georgia.


Index Terms

Photographs.
Railroads--Georgia--Savannah.
Union Society (Savannah, Ga.)
Wilson, M. Edward.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.