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This saloon-type building was erected in the latter half of the 19th century, and it served railroad patrons for more than 50 years. The photo above shows it after the train tracks were elevated, not long before the establishment was torn down nearly 100 years ago. Today, the trains no longer run along this section of the street, but an elevated roadway still exists.
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