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Exterior view of the Pomona Railroad Station, ca.1906 (CHS-5224)

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Exterior view of the Pomona Railroad Station, ca.1906 (CHS-5224)

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Exterior view of the Pomona Railroad Station, ca.1906
Photograph of the exterior view of the Pomona Railroad Station ("Similar to Salt Lake Station in Riverside."), ca.1906. The mission-style building has a large enclosed patio with wooden benches where passengers can wait for their train. The main section of the station has multicurved gables, arched windows and arched passageways. The inclined roofs of the building are covered with Spanish tiles. Several bicycles are leaning against the building underneath a sight that reads: "Pomona [...]". Nearby are several wheeled contraptions parked next to a utility pole. Railroad tracks line the road in front of the station. Behind the station is a building with a sign that reads: "Warren's School of Music". Several signs near the building advertise: a movie, "The San Francisco Earthquake, Opera House, June 10", "Dr. Pierce offers $500 reward for women who cannot be cured of female weakness, send for free booklet", "Varney & Green", "fiesta number, Los Angeles Times, out Thursday May 24, [...], all events, [...], for sale everywhere", "Egg o See".
Call number: CHS-5224
Filename: CHS-5224
Coverage date: circa 1906
Part of collection: California Historical Society Collection, 1860-1960
Format: glass plate negatives
Type: images
Geographic subject (city or populated place): Pomona
Repository name: USC Libraries Special Collections
Accession number: 5224
Microfiche number: 1-43-31
Archival file: chs_Volume52/CHS-5224.tiff
Part of subcollection: Title Insurance and Trust, and C.C. Pierce Photography Collection, 1860-1960
Repository address: Doheny Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA 90089-0189
Geographic subject (country): USA
Format (aacr2): 2 photographs : glass photonegative, photonegative, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Rights: Digitally reproduced by the USC Digital Library; From the California Historical Society Collection at the University of Southern California
Subject (adlf): railroad features
Project: USC
Repository email: [email protected]
Contributing entity: California Historical Society
Date created: circa 1906
Publisher (of the digital version): University of Southern California. Libraries
Format (aat): negatives (photographic); photographs
Geographic subject (state): California
Subject (file heading): Los Angeles County -- Pomona -- Architecture
Legacy record ID: chs-m6223; USC-1-1-1-6331
Access conditions: Send requests to address or e-mail given. Phone (213) 821-2366; fax (213) 740-2343.
Geographic subject (county): Los Angeles
Subject (lcsh): Railroads -- Stations

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