Southwest Mississippi Region

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This postcard features a color illustration of the Illinois Central Depot and Shops in McComb, Mississippi. The Depot is on the right of the railroad tracks and the railroad shops are on the left of the tracks. A truck is seen parked in front of the depot and people are depicted walking toward the tracks. The title of the card is printed along the bottom left edge of the card. The back of the card is addressed to Hugh C. Cardick in Chicago, Illinois. The card is postmarked M and K P Crfnada[?] RPO, September, 8, 1861 and a green, one cent, George Washington postage stamp is placed in the upper right corner. An inscription is written on the left side of the card. [see transcription field]

Publication Date

1861

Publisher

Curteich

Time Period

1960-1869

Subjects

Postcards; Railroad stations

Keywords

Railroad stations; depots; Illinois Central Railroad; McComb, MS

Geographic Location

McComb, (Miss.)

Object Type

image

Format (original)

postcard

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS_837_1901-09-08_Postcard-Depot-Shops-McComb_001

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections, Manuscripts Unit, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 4, Southwest Mississippi Region

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.MSState.edu.

Illinois Central Depot and Shops, McComb, Mississippi

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