Railroad Stations: Union Station, Broadway and 10th St., for Louisville & Nashville R.R., Pennsylvania R.R., and Chicago, Indianapolis & Louisville R.R. (Monon Route). Central Station, N. 7th St. and Ohio River, for Baltimore & Ohio R.R., Chesapeake & Ohio R.R., New York Central R.R., Illinois Central R.R., and Southern Ry.
City Ticket Offices: Starks Bldg. Arcade, 4th and Walnut Sts., for all railroads.
Bus Stations: Union Bus Depot, 5th and Broadway, for Greyhound, Blue and White, Chaudoin (Carrollton division), Meadors & Allen Lines; 403 S. 3rd St. for Blue Motor Coach Lines; 240 W. Jefferson St. for Chaudoin Bus Lines, all divisions; 502 S. 3rd St., Interstate Bridge Transit Co. (inter-city) for Jeffersonville, Ind.
Airport: Bowman Field (Municipal), Taylorsville Rd. E. of Bon Air Ave., 5 m. from business section, for American and Eastern Air Lines. (Ticket office, Kentucky Hotel.)
Taxis: Separate systems for white and Negro patrons, 15¢ for the first ⅘ m., 5¢ for each additional ⅖ m.; maximum capacity for a single cab 4 passengers.
Streetcars and Buses: Fare 10¢ or three tokens for 25¢; transfers interchangeable.
Toll Bridges: Kentucky and Indiana Terminal R.R. Bridge ( Louisville to New Albany, Ind.), 31st St. and Western Parkway (US 31 W and US 150, Ind. 63, and Ind. 64), toll 25¢ for vehicles and all passengers; 5¢ for each pedestrian; Municipal Bridge ( Louisville to Jeffersonville, Ind.), 2nd and Main Sts. (US 31 E and US 150, Ind. 60 and Ind. 62), toll 25¢ for vehicle and all passengers, 5¢ for each pedestrian.
Tragic Regulations: Strictly enforced. Right turns against a red light may be made from curb lane after a full stop anywhere outside the area between S. 1st and S. 6th Sts., from Broadway to the river. Left turns in the downtown area only at intersections indicated by large signs painted on the street. U-turns prohibited at intersections and boulevards, on through streets, and in central traffic district. Hand signals required. Pedestrians observe traffic lights.
Street Order and Numbering: Main St. divides the city's N. and S. street numbering, and 1st St. the E. and W. numbering.
Accommodations: Forty-one hotels (three for Negroes); many boarding houses and tourist homes. During week of Kentucky Derby rates are much higher.
Information Service: Louisville Board of Trade, Lincoln Bank Bldg., 421 W. Market St., Louisville Automobile Club (AAA), 800 S. 3rd St.
Radio Stations: WHAS (820 kc.); WAVE (940 kc.); WGRC ( 1370 kc.).
Theaters and Motion Picture Houses: Five first-run motion picture houses downtown, 25 second-run and community houses (two for Negroes). Road attractions and local musical and dramatic productions occasionally at Memorial Auditorium, S. 4th and Kentucky Sts.; Columbia Hall Auditorium, 820 S. 4th St.; Playhouse, Belknap Campus, S. 3rd and Shipp Sts.; Jefferson County Armory, Liberty St. between Armory Place and S. 6th St.; and the Woman's Club Auditorium, 1320 S. 4th St.
Baseball: Parkway Field, Eastern Parkway and Brook St., for Louisville and American Assn. teams.
Swimming: Public outdoor pools: Reservoir Park, Frankfort Ave. and Grinstead Dr., 25; Shelby Park, Oak St. between Hancock and Shelby Sts., 25¢; Shepard Park (for Negroes), 16th and Magazine Sts., 25¢. Indoor public pools: Y. M. C. A., Broadway and S. 3rd St., 25¢; Y. W. C. A (medical examination
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Publication information: Book title: Kentucky:A Guide to the Bluegrass State. Contributors: Federal Writers' Project - OrganizationName. Publisher: Harcourt, Brace. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1939. Page number: 175.