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METADATA: Each image is assigned metadata to help identify subject matter:

RAILROAD NAME—Abbreviations are used (see below for samples)
STATE—USPS abbreviations are used (i.e. “WI" for Wisconsin)
CITY
POSTMARK DATE—The date of postmark, if available. Helps approximate the date of image.
KEYWORD(S)—Identify subject matter within the image (see samples below).
REMARKS—Handwritten remarks or printing on postcard that may add historical information pertinent to the image.

SEARCHING TIPS: You may search by any of the metadata fields above, or keywords. For example, type “WI” and all matches for Wisconsin-identified postcards will be displayed. Type “depot” and all matches featuring a depot building will be displayed.

RAILROADS: AA AT&SF AV&S Co. B&LE B&M BCR&N Big 4 C&A C&NW C&S CB&Q CC&CS CGW CM&PS CM&StP CM&StP/C&NW CP CRANDIC CRI&P CRRR CStPM&O D&M D&RGW E&TH F&CC FDDM&S GATX GBW GN GTW IaC IC Lackawanna M&StL MCRR MP&N MSt&L N&NW NP O&C PM PRR Pullman SOO UP V&T WC WCF&N.

KEYWORDS: bridge depot diamond equipment freight motorcar narrowgauge passenger rotary roundhouse snowplow steam waterspout watertower windmill wreck yards.

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Postcard# 4. Railroad: C&NW, Belvidere IL.
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   Keywords: depot steam passenger