Louisville’s Union Station, November 1889

Southside elevation drawing depicting Louisville’s Union Station and train sheds (November 1889). Designed by F.W. Mowbray, the station was completed in 1891. Only Louisville-area contractors were utilized and materials, too, were local. Everything except the clocks and skylights were brought in from Kentucky, including ashlar-faced bricks from Bowling Green and stone trimmings from Bedford

Jennie Cole

Jennie Cole is the Manager of Collection Access at The Filson. She has a MLIS with a specialization in Archives from the University of Pittsburgh and an MA in History from the University of Louisville. Jennie’s research interests in the Filson’s collections include women’s history, Camp Zachary Taylor, and Speed family of Louisville.

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