Broad Street Station, Pennsylvania Railroad

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Broad Street Station, Pennsylvania Railroad

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Item No: pdcc00957
Title: Broad Street Station, Pennsylvania Railroad
Historic Street Address: 15th & Market Streets
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

http://www.phillyhistory.org/blog/index.php/2008/12/broad-street-station/


Notes:

Halftone reproduction of photograph showing the Frank Furness addition to the Broad Street Railroad Station at Broad and Market Streets. Completed in 1893, the building greatly exapanded on the original station (visible on the extreme right) making it the largest passenger terminal in the world. Wilson Brothers Company designed the original structure which opened in 1881. The Pennsylvania Rail Road used this station until the 1950s. The station was demolished in 1953.


Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.952584
Geocode Longitude:-75.165222

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.10
Creator Name: Furness, Evans & Co. - Architect
Wilson Brothers & Co. - Architect
Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler