On verso: 'The Boston and Maine Railroad Station, located on Middlesex Street, is an imposing edifice built of granite with brown stone trimmings, the inside being finished in quartered oak. It was erected in 1893-1894 at a cost of about $80,000, and was opened for use April 28, 1894. Since then additions have been made to the building and to the yard at a cost of about $50,000.'
Springfield News Co. (Springfield, Mass.) (publisher)
On verso: 'The Union Station was completed in 1927. More than one hundred and thirty passenger trains pass through it daily on three main railroads -- the Boston and Albany; the New York, New Haven & Hartford; and the Boston & Maine. They afford frequent passenger and mail service in all directions East and West. There are 106 mail trains a day handling over five thousand sacks of mail and parcel post.'