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Oakland Beach Station
  • Postcard shows the Oakland Beach Station on the Buttonwoods line in Warwick, RI. The Tudor style influenced Station has decorative half-timbering. People wait on the platform of the Station and stand in the grass across the railroad tracks. A dog
Oakland Beach Station
  • Postcard shows the Oakland Beach Station on the Buttonwoods line in Warwick, RI. The Tudor style influenced Station has decorative half-timbering. People wait on the platform of the Station and stand in the grass across the railroad tracks. A dog
Midland Division Depot, Woonsocket
  • Postcard depicts the Midland Division depot in Woonsocket, R.I. People stand on the platform as a train pulls into the Station. Horses and carriages stand on the platform next to the Station.
Thayer Street Tunnel, Providence
  • Postcard depicts the Thayer Street tunnel entrance on the east side of Providence, R.I. A trolley car is visible inside the tunnel. Houses stand on either side of the tunnel. A man stands on the sidewalk at the foot of the tunnel.
Landing Place of Roger Williams
  • Postcard shows five children in costume standing in Roger Williams Square in the Fox Point neighborhood of Providence, RI. The children stand next to the next to the Landing Place of Roger Williams monument. The Seekonk River Bridge
Draw Bridge, Oakland Beach, R.I.
  • Postcard depicts the Buttonwoods draw bridge near Oakland Beach, RI. A small boat is approaching the open drawbridge. Men and children stand on the bridge.
Station, Buttonwoods
  • Postcard depicts a cable car stopped at the Buttonwoods Station in Warwick, RI. A man stands at the front of the car. Shrubs grow around paved walkways.
Conimicut Station
  • Postcard depicts the Conimicut Station on the Buttonwoods line in Warwick, RI. A railroad employee stands on the tracks in front of the Station. Lush trees grow behind the Station.
Pontiac Station
  • Postcard shows the Pontiac Station on the Pawtuxet Valley line in the village of Pontiac in Warwick, RI. Two men stand on the platform of the Station next to a railroad crossing sign.
Niantic, RI
  • Postcards shows the Niantic tower, later named the Bradford Tower in Westerly, RI. A man stands near the railroad crossing. A restaurant advertising "Meals at all hours" is across the street from the tower.
Elmwood Station, Gorham Manufacturing Plant
  • Postcard depicts the Elmwood Station in the Elmwood area of Providence, RI. The Gorham Manufacturing plant is in the background. A man stand with a horse at the Station in the foreground.
Peace Dale Station
  • Postcard shows a railroad employee standing on the platform outside the Peace Dale Station in the Peace Dale village in South Kingstown, RI. The railroad tracks curve into the background.