Courtesy of Warren and Tillie Cailleff

Special Officer Jno Tisdale stands to the left of assistant claim agent Julius Hoech in the concourse between the lobby, visible in the background, and the train yard. Union Station served Fort Smith from 1911 to 1966 when it was torn down to make way for the construction of the Fort Smith Municipal Auditorium. The Holiday Inn City Center (2007) stands about where it did in the 700 block of Rogers Avenue.