Dock Street and Delaware Avenue

Item Info

Item No: pdcc00529
Title: Dock Street and Delaware Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection

View of Dock Street at the intersection of Delaware Avenue showing horse-drawn trolley cars and other vehicles in front of a fish and produce wharf owned by the Delaware Ave. Market Co. A sign indicates O. S. Harding & Co. as one of the merchants. On the left is a partial view of a freight railroad station. Also shows two hotels: Goodwin's Hotel and Dining Rooms, with rooms available for 25 cents and 50 cents, and Carlin's Hotel and Restaurant. A sign on the nearest trolley advertises Fairmount Park Gardens.

Image previously identifed in error as "Market Street and Delaware Avenue." Goodwin's Eating House was located at 3 Dock Street, and Delaware Ave. Market Co. was Pier 15.

Creation Year: ca. 1882
Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.6
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler