Courtesy of Warren and Tillie Cailleff

Assistant claim agent Julius Hoech stands leaning on a radiator in the Union Station lobby. Special Officer Jno Tisdale stands to the left of him. 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 stands about where it did in the 700 block of Rogers Avenue.