Stock yards, Chicago

On the back: Union Stock Yards, Chicago.--Showing some of the pens which hold the many thousands of cattle which arrive daily, and are sliaghtered and shipped to every point of the globe. Two of the largest packing houses in the wolrd in the background. No date, but maybe c.1910 based on card. Larger version:

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Unloading bananas, New Orleans

Unloading Bananas New Orleans, LA. On the back: "At New Orleans, the world's greatest banana port, more than 700 ships arrive each year loaded, each with 25,000 to 50,000 bunches of this popular fruit. At the banana wharves the individual bunch is carried from the hold of the ship to the door of the refrigerator...

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Royal Mint

"Cutting Room, The Royal Mint." A series of postcards of the Royal Mint. Undated. (However, a card from a different series showing one of the same images is postmarked 1939. See bottom of post.) "The Royal Mint.  Press Room." "The Medal Presses. The Royal Mint." "Annealing Furnaces. The Royal Mint. Horizontal." This and the next image...

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RMS Aquitania

"Tourist Smoking Room" Series of postcards of "Cunard White Star R.M.S. 'Aquitania'". Cards are undated by the company name "Cunard White Star" was in use from 1934-1949. They are most likely pre-World War II, as the ship was put to other uses after the start of the war, so 1930-39 seems a likely date. (More...

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Union Station, Washington, D.C.

"Union Station Waiting Room, Washington, D.C." c.1920 Larger image. "Train Concourse, Union Station, Washington, D.C." c.1910 (postmarked 1912) (click for larger version) Text on back: The Train Concourse of the Union Railway Station at Washington, D.C. is 760 feed in length. There is standing room for 50,000 people within its vast area. At one end...

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