Aerial Views, Tacony area of Phila

Item Info

Item No: pdch00221
Title: Aerial Views, Tacony area of Phila
Media Type: Photographic Negatives
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Image taken by Philadelphia Evening Bulletin photographer Charles T. Higgins.  Notes on the negative's envelope read:  "August 1951, aerial views, Tacony area of Phila"

This August 1951 image shows an aerial view of the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia.  At the top is the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge, spanning the Delaware River, into Palmyra, NJ.  The major road running diagonally across the lower right corner is Torresdale Avenue.

Creation Year: 1951
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.045111
Geocode Latitude:40.025996

Creator Name: Higgins, Charles - Photographer