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Illustration 1
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Visual Evidence

Photo 3: Ticket office at a C&O depot in Pratt, West Virginia, 1925. [Photo 3] with link to larger version of photo.
(Courtesy of the Chesapeake and Ohio Historical Society)

Questions for Photo 3

1. Look closely at Photo 3, a typical ticket office. What equipment that is no longer used today is visible in this office?

2. Is it possible to determine what work is being done? Do you think that work would be very different from what is done in a modern railroad office? Why or why not?

* The photo on this screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a larger version of Photo 3, but be aware that the file will take as much as 35 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.

 

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