Two story brick depot with signs for Short Line Jct and Northwestern Employee Owned. Railroad cars behind depot. "Short Line Jct. tower. Shortly before being razed. View shows N. side. Ron Sims photo, 2717 Cornell, DM IA 50313"--Photograph verso.
Single story depot on flat car. "Rock Island new depot bldg. for Belmond, Iowa, on flat car at the Des Moines, Iowa yards. Photographed by: Ronald D. Sims, 1809 W. 23rd St., Des Moines, Iowa 50310"--Photograph verso.