Main Street Washington Indiana 1950s postcard
A street scene in Washington Indiana circa 1950s or early 1960s. Located in southwest Indiana, Washington was established as a railroad town in 1857. By 1889 it had become a major depot and repair yard for the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad, eventually becoming part of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad in 1893. At its peak the railroad employed over a thousand workers. In 2010, Washington
's population stood at 11,500.
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