• Postcard of the frozen Cumberland River, 1940 January 26

    Photographic postcard depicting people walking across the frozen Cumberland River at Nashville, Tennessee, January 26, 1940. Several barges and towboats are visible below the Cumberland River Sand Com…

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  • Old Hickory lock and dam, circa 1957

    A postcard of the Old Hickory lock and dam located on the Cumberland River twenty five miles upstream from Nashville. The reservoir behind the dam is Old Hickory Lake named after President Andrew Jack…

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  • Loading Cotton on the Waterfront (II)

    “Levee Scene and Water Front, Loading Cotton, Memphis, Tenn.” Color image.

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  • Nashville on the Cumberland River, circa 1970

    A postcard of the Nashville city skyline taken from the Jefferson Street Bridge looking south, down the Cumberland River. The Railroad Bridge is visible, as is the Victory Memorial Bridge, just behind…

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  • Reservoir, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1910

    A postcard of the Nashville Reservoir located on Eighth Avenue South. An electric streetcar is pictured on the road. In 1889 the city built the reservoir on top of Kirkpatrick Hill on the site of Fort…

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  • Church St., Independent Life Bldg., Nashville, circa 1910s

    A color postcard view down Church Street to the Independent Life Building at Fourth Avenue, in Nashville, Tennessee. An additional title on the card reads "Nashville, the Powder City of the World." Fo…

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  • Loading Cotton on the Waterfront

    “Levee Scene and Water Front, Loading Cotton, Memphis, Tenn.” Color image of man at forefront with many bales of cotton, boat, river in the background.

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  • Union Station, Nashville, circa 1920

    A postcard of Nashville's Union Station. The former railroad terminal opened in 1900 to serve the passenger operations of the eight railroads then providing passenger service to Nashville, Tennessee.…

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  • Sparkman Street Bridge, between 1909 and 1915

    A postcard of the Sparkman Street Bridge, later renamed Shelby Street Bridge, looking down river. The Nashville Bridge Company's office is visible on the right bank of the Cumberland River and railroa…

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  • Transportation of Cotton by River

    “Transportation of Cotton by River, Memphis, Tenn.” [Typed/Printed] “Katie Robbins” [Handwritten] Color image of cotton barge with small flag Katie Robbins, with men on bales of cotton.

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  • Railroad Cut

    “Foot Cut on I. C. Railroad. Ripley, Tenn.” Color image Pub. By Jenkins & Hill.

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  • Memphis Union Station

    “Memphis Union Station, Memphis, Tenn.” Color image.

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  • Memphis Queen II

    Lancaster, Don

    Photograph of riverboat, Memphis Queen II.

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  • Fifth Avenue looking north from Church Street, 1910

    A postcard of Fifth Avenue looking north from Church Street in downtown Nashville. Both sides of the street are lined with businesses including Castner Knott and Blach's, both department stores. Some…

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  • Union Station, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1940

    A postcard of Nashville's Union Station. The former railroad terminal opened in 1900 to serve the passenger operations of the eight railroads then providing passenger service to Nashville, Tennessee.…

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  • Views of Nashville, Tenn., 1907

    A postcard depicting several Nashville landmarks, including the State Penitentiary, the Confederate Monument in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, the Parthenon in Centennial Park, two images of the United States P…

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  • Union Station, Nashville, Tennessee, circa 1951

    A postcard of Nashville's Union Station. The former railroad terminal opened in 1900 to serve the passenger operations of the eight railroads then providing passenger service to Nashville, Tennessee.…

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  • Court Square, Looking West, Nashville, Tenn., between 1901 and 1907

    A postcard of Court Square in Nashville, Tennessee, looking west between 1901 and 1907. Court Square, also referred to as Court House Square or Public Square, was located right in the center of the ci…

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  • Public Square, Nashville, Tenn., 1908

    A postcard of Public Square in Nashville, Tennessee, looking west circa 1908. Public Square, also referred to as Court House Square or Court Square, was located right in the center of the city. The sq…

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  • Scene on the Cumberland, Nashville, 1908

    A postcard of a scene on the Cumberland Riverfront. Men unload goods off of boats, and the Woodland Street Bridge is visible in the background. Forms part of the Norton Postcard Collection. 1 postcard…

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