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Market Street at Broad

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Item No: pdcl00159
Title: Market Street at Broad
Additional Title: Market Street at Broad, 1907
Historic Street Address: Broad and Market Streets
Media Type: Silver Gelatins
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes: "This view is westward from City Hall beneath the bridge connecting Broad Street Station with the Arcade Building. The bridge, built around 1902, afforded pedestrians access to the station, and connected the station with Pennsylvania Railroad offices in the Arcade Building. Beyond the bridge at the right is the wall of the train shed and the old "Chinese Wall" extending along Market Street."--OPEP, p. 164.
Notes: Row of Market Street ferries cars and tracks on street. Horse-drawn carriages and wagons also on street. People on ferries, crossing the street and reading beneath columns on sidewalk.
Bibliography: Reprinted in: Old Philadelphia in early photographs, 1839-1914/edited by Robert F. Looney. New York: Dover Publications, c1976.

Creation Year: 1907
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.952599
Geocode Longitude:-75.165324

Creator Name: Smith, John Gibb - Photographer