Item No: pdcc00950
Title: The Philadelphia and Reading Terminal Railroad Station.
Additional Title: A Railroad's Enterprise: New Terminal Depot of the Reading Railroad System, in Philadelphia.
Historic Street Address:
12th & Market Streets
Print and Picture Collection
Halftone reproduction of a lithorgraph depicting The Reading Railroad Terminal when it first opened in 1893. The eight-story Headhouse was designed in the Italian Renaissance style by architect Francis H. Kimball. It was built to house the passenger station and company headquarters. The Trainshed was designed by Wilson Brothers Company, and was one of the largest structures of its kind in the world.
A917.481 P536 v.10
Kimball, Francis H. (Francis Hatch), 1845-1919 - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler