Market Street at Delaware Avenue, from Front Street

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Market Street at Delaware Avenue, from Front Street

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Item No: pdcl00070
Title: Market Street at Delaware Avenue, from Front Street
Additional Title: Market Street at Delaware Avenue, from Front Street, 1906
Historic Street Address: Delaware Avenue and Market Street
Media Type: Silver Gelatins
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "By 1906 the construction of the Market Street subway was well under way. The work in progress can be seen at the right."--OPEP, p. 75.
Notes: The intersection; street car and tracks on street. On the east side, site of subway construction. At the end of the street entrance to the "Pennsylvania R.R. Ferries." Men and women walking on both sides of street and toward railroad ferry terminal. Also on street a horse-drawn cart and automobile. On left side of the street stands "Ridgway House." Opposite side of the street houses saloons and numerous businesses and signs: "Tuck Cigar Co."; Worchester Salt Co" ; "Tom Keen 5c Cigars" ; "J.F. Johnson & Son Billboard" ; "Hunyadi Jbanois -- Constipation" ; "Bellerose Whiskey" ; "Wm. Bonstedt canned goods."
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.

Creation Year: 1906
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.9497
Geocode Longitude:-75.1421

Creator Name: Smith, John Gibb - Photographer