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Dates:8/8/1949 - 8/8/1949
Album Info:Here is a four-page article entitled "Logan House Has Unique History." It was published originally in the "Altoona Centennial Booklet" from August of 1949, pages 58-61. No author is specified. "It was erected when Altoona was but a village." (Page 59)
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"Logan House Has Unique History," Page 59, 1949
Title:  "Logan House Has Unique History," Page 59, 1949
Description:  Here is page two of a four-page article entitled "Logan House Has Unique History." It was published originally in the "Altoona Centennial Booklet" dated August of 1949, page 59. Photo Caption: "Logan House and the canopy to the train shed of the railroad." The Logan House was constructed during 1853 and demolished in 1931, but the train shed survived until 1961!
Photo Date:  8/7/1949  Upload Date: 12/4/2022 9:24:45 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
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"Logan House Has Unique History," Page 58, 1949
Title:  "Logan House Has Unique History," Page 58, 1949
Description:  Here is page one of a four-page article entitled "Logan House Has Unique History." It was published originally in the "Altoona Centennial Booklet" dated August of 1949, page 58. Photo Caption: "The Logan House. Photo taken from Twelfth Street bridge." It was constructed during 1853 and demolished in 1931, but the wrought-iron bridge survived until 1965!
Photo Date:  8/7/1949  Upload Date: 12/4/2022 9:22:49 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
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"Logan House Has Unique History," Page 60, 1949
Title:  "Logan House Has Unique History," Page 60, 1949
Description:  Here is page three of a four-page article entitled "Logan House Has Unique History." It was published originally in the "Altoona Centennial Booklet" dated August of 1949, page 60. "Years ago when the passenger trains came into the city, the head waiter would go to the porch and there vigorously pound a large Chinese gong, summoning the passengers to the tables. In those days, the trains usually had a twenty-minute layover and the Logan House was the only available lunching place."
Photo Date:  8/7/1949  Upload Date: 12/4/2022 9:26:26 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
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"Logan House Has Unique History," Page 61, 1949
Title:  "Logan House Has Unique History," Page 61, 1949
Description:  Here is page four of a four-page article entitled "Logan House Has Unique History." It was published originally in the "Altoona Centennial Booklet" dated August of 1949, page 61. Textual Quote: "The Logan House, made famous by the emergency meeting of the War Governors of the North on September 24-25, 1862, occupies a prominent place in the history of Altoona." One item which the Governors discussed became the "Emancipation Proclamation" issued by President Lincoln on 1 January 1863.
Photo Date:  8/7/1949  Upload Date: 12/4/2022 9:27:43 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Station,Passenger
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"Altoona Centennial History," Page 12, 1949
Title:  "Altoona Centennial History," Page 12, 1949
Description:  Here is a photo that was published originally in the "Altoona Centennial Booklet" dated August of 1949, page 12. Photo Caption: "Tenth Avenue looking east from Thirteenth Street in the early [1880's]." The large structure in the center of the photo is the Logan House. To its immediate left is the Pennsylvania Railroad's Passenger Station; to its immediate right is the wrought-iron 12th Street Footbridge which passes over all seven tracks.
Photo Date:  8/7/1949  Upload Date: 12/4/2022 10:01:28 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Bridge,Station,Passenger
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