Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Bloomington's Monon Railroad Train Station

image number:

P0022396

description:

Students going home at the conclusion of the 1905-1906 school year.

The caption that runs parallel to the tracks reads, in full: "Homeward Bound In June".

This image appears on page 345 of the 1906 Arbutus yearbook.

This train depot was located on the east side of Morton Street between Kirkwood Avenue (Fifth Street) and Fourth Street.

The view is looking south. Visible in the background is the steeple of the College Avenue M.E. Church that was located at the southwest corner of Third Street and College Avenue.

date taken:

1906 June

topic:

Railroad facilities

topic:

Railroad locomotives

topic:

Railroad cars

topic:

Transportation industry

topic:

Exterior

topic:

Bloomington (Downtown & General Street Scenes)

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

other place name:

Morton Street (originally named Railroad Street)

other place name:

Fourth Street

other place name:

Kirkwood Avenue

other place name:

Fifth Street

series:

Buildings & Grounds

subseries:

Bloomington

folder:

Train Station