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Photo 1: Chattanooga Terminal Station, 1935.
[Graphic] Photo 1 with link to higher quality photo.
(Chattanooga-Hamilton County Bicentennial Library)

Questions for Photo 1

1. What architectural features of Terminal Station create a sense of grandeur?

2. Why would it be important to distinguish the terminal by making the design elaborate? What does the building tell you about the influence and role of the railroad industry in Chattanooga?

3. What is the building being used for now? Is this an appropriate use for this building?

* The photo on this screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high quality version of Photo 1, but be aware that the file will take as much as 32 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.

 

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