West Philadelphia Passenger Railway Depot.

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West Philadelphia Passenger Railway Depot.

Item Info

Item No: pdcc01000
Title: West Philadelphia Passenger Railway Depot.
Historic Street Address: 41st Street & Haverford Avenue
Media Type: Scrapbooks
Source: Print and Picture Collection
Notes:

Shows a horse-drawn trolley in front of the depot in West Philadelphia. Incorporated in 1857, the West Philadelphia Passenger Railway Company was the second street railway to be chartered in Philadelphia. It ran from 3rd Street along Market to its depot at Haverford Avenue. In the 1890s electric trolleys were replacing horses on the tracks.


Notes:

Source: http://www.archives.upenn.edu/histy/features/wphila/history/history2.html


Creation Year: ca. 1890
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Latitude:39.962594
Geocode Longitude:-75.205593

Call Number: A917.481 P536 v.10
Creator Name: Castner, Samuel, Jr., 1843-1929 - Compiler