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A Strong Building, Stock Chevys and Railroad Marker
Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: September 11, 2015
Caption: A Strong Building, Stock Chevys and Railroad Marker
Additional Description: Captions: (top left) Montpelier became the home terminal for the Union Pacific/Oregon Shoreline trains and engine crews.; (bottom right) Stock Chevrolet Company, 1950's and Tapper Chevrolet Company, present day - Chevrolet cars and trucks have been sold from this location for the past century.; (center column, top to bottom) Strong Building, circa 1905; The Strong Building, built for Lish Strong - over the years has housed a post office, restaurant, hair salon, a bar, a Chevrolet dealership, gas station, used car lot and the upper level was used for apartments.; Montpelier, circa 1950's - view looking up Washington Street.; (bottom figures) These Union Pacific uniforms are on display at the Rails and Trails Museum as part of the Union Pacific collection.; (upper right) Union Pacific/Oregon Short Line tracks on Montpelier's west side; (middle right) Montpelier train station, circa 1920; (bottom right) The Welcome Center assists the public in finding interesting things to do and see while visiting Montpelier.
Submitted: November 24, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p339398
File Size: 3.375 Megabytes

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