Rooftop of Philadelphia U.S. Post Office (a)

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Rooftop of Philadelphia U.S. Post Office (a)

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00636
Title: Rooftop of Philadelphia U.S. Post Office (a)
Additional Title: "U.S Postal service - Philadelphia to Camden, U.S. Post office roof Philadelphia, Pa."
Creation Date: 7/7/1939
Historic Street Address: 30th & Market Streets
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

Located in Box: Aeronautics / African Americans, Folder: Aeronautics

[ON REVERSE] "Philadelphia and Camden linked by shortest air-mail route. A blue and silver autogiro leaving central airport, Camden, with 136 lbs. of mail for the roof of the Philadelphia post office at 30th  and Market streets. The actual flying time is 6 minutes." [caption incorrect - image shows leaving the Philadelphai post office at 30th and Market, not Camden's Central Airport]

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.182834
Geocode Latitude:39.954080