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Lost New Orleans: 48 vintage photos of lost local landmarks for #throwbackthursday

Lost New Orleans: 48 vintage photos of lost local landmarks for #throwbackthursday | NOLA.comNew Orleans' Union Station, which stood on South Rampart Street from 1892 until its demolition in 1954. It was the only train station that the noted architect Louis Sullivan designed. Among those working with him on this project was his head draftsman, Frank Lloyd Wright. ( | The Times-Picayune archive)

1908 Pittsburgh. "A group of skyscrapers."The Keystone State, built in 1890, traveled between Pittsburgh and Cincinnati. In 1913 she was converted into the an excursion boat ... and Penn Avenue in the Strip. In the late 1800s, Pittsburgh had more than a dozen inclines; only two remain.

Taken from the old elevated Union Pacific/North Line track looking due east up West Arthur Avenue toward North Clark in the Rogers Park neighborhood of northeast Chicago. From: Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Chicago: 1920s

Chicago Union Station! Via Amtrak. I have sat in the hall and every time am amazed at the beauty. The beautiful worn marble stairs that millions of people have walked on. The gorgeous pews that have heard so many stories. A hallowed place for me.